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    Exclamation Sentence Construction

    Hello Guys,

    I've got a headline that says "We are family made up of 5 brothers".

    So my question is: Should I use "that is" before "made up of". So we get the headline: We are family that is made up of 5 brothers".


    What is the better construction for that headline?

    Thanks in advance,
    Sascha

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    Re: Sentence Construction

    There is a reduced (that is) relative clause in your sentence. Newspapers like to spare spaces.

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    Re: Sentence Construction

    We are a family of 5 brothers. That's all you need!

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    Re: Sentence Construction

    Quote Originally Posted by Pedroski View Post
    We are a family of 5 brothers. That's all you need!
    But is it still possible to use "We are a family made up of 5 brothers?"

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    Re: Sentence Construction

    Quote Originally Posted by sascha View Post
    But is it still possible to use "We are a family made up of 5 brothers?"
    Yes.

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