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    Default Can I replace 'that' with of?

    Schopenhauer theorized that individuals seek partners who share certain interests and tastes, while at the same time looking for a "complement" or completing of themselves in a partner, as in the cliché (that) "opposites attract".

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    Default Re: Can I replace 'that' with of?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hiya Raymond View Post
    Schopenhauer theorized that individuals seek partners who share certain interests and tastes, while at the same time looking for a "complement" or completing of themselves in a partner, as in the cliché (that) "opposites attract".

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    If you mean the first "that" -- no. If you mean the second "that" -- no, but "that" is not needed there.

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