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    so many things that we can't afford /so little time that we can't have a good time

    Hello everybody!

    I would like you to tell me if my understanding is right.

    1. There are so many things that we can't afford = There are so many things which we can't afford.
    "that" in the above sentence is a relative pronoun. (conclusion: we cannot afford (to buy) so many things.

    2. There is so little time /that/ we can't have a good time = For lack of time, we can't have a good time.
    "that" in the sentence is a conjunction, part of the structure "so" ........ "that".

    Thank you.

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    Re: so many things that we can't afford /so little time that we can't have a good tim

    Yes

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