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    Cleft Object

    I'm confused, whats a cleft object?

    Also, whats the difference between object subject sentences and subject object sentences?

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    Re: Cleft Object

    Cleft Object: It was the boy who the father dressed.
    Cleft Subject: It was the boy who kicked the uncle.
    Subject Object: The boy who the girl bit kicked the woman.
    Subject Subject: The girl who hugged the father kicked the man.

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