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    Cool Ive got left/ has left to me?

    Hello amigos!

    Your love is all that Ive got left.
    Your love is all that has left to me.

    Do the sentences above mean the same?

    Thanks,

    Sam

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    Default Re: Ive got left/ has left to me?

    I'm not a teacher, but I think the first one is OK, whereas I find the second one senseless.
    In this second one I guess you were trying to say "Your love is all that's left" or "(...) is all that remains"

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    Default Re: Ive got left/ has left to me?

    Quote Originally Posted by sambistapt View Post
    Hello amigos!

    Your love is all that Ive got left.
    Your love is all that has left to me.

    Do the sentences above mean the same?

    Thanks,

    Sam
    I think the second sentence should be....
    Your love is all that has been left to me.

    They both sound similar to me.
    I'm not a native speaker of English, so please take it as my opinion.

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    Default Re: Ive got left/ has left to me?

    At a guess, first works but take 'that' out and it should be better. Your love is all I have got left.

    The second one sounds pretty awkward.

    Not a teacher at all.

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    Default Re: Ive got left/ has left to me?

    Quote Originally Posted by sambistapt View Post
    Hello amigos!

    Your love is all that Ive got left.
    Your love is all that has left to me.

    Do the sentences above mean the same?

    Thanks,

    Sam
    The second one, with 'has' is an odd collocation. It would work as,

    Your love is all that's/that is left to me.

    It sounds flowery/literary, like a the lyrics of a song or the words of a poem.

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    Default Re: Ive got left/ has left to me?

    please, how about "your love is all is left"?
    thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    please, how about "your love is all is left"?
    thanks

    Absolutely no way.

    "Your love is all that is left" is ok.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    please, how about "your love is all is left"?
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    Is it 'cause it's a subject relative pronoun, not an object relative pronoun?

    Your love is all. It is left.

    Your love is all [. It] that is left.

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    Default Re: Ive got left/ has left to me?

    Your love is all that Ive got left.

    Is it the right sentence without "left"? Please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    Your love is all that Ive got left.

    Is it the right sentence without "left"? Please.
    Yes, it's grammatical and sensible without 'left', Puzzle.

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