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    frankie321 is offline Newbie
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    Please, how would you analyse this sentence:
    For my brother to feel, that he does not know the right term, must seem a real problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by frankie321 View Post
    Please, how would you analyse this sentence:
    For my brother to feel, that he does not know the right term, must seem a real problem.
    IF this sentence is grammatical, then I will have to reform my basic concepts of syntax, which I would not like to do very much.

    What must seem a real problem?
    What is the referent of that? What is the grammatical function of that?

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