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    Quick question on ellipsis.

    Would it be right to say that there is ellpisis in this sentence (am still slightly confused as to how it fully works) : We got a mortgage from the cheapest lender. After that, we made an offer on the house. We got a mortgage from the cheapest lender. After [we got] that [mortgage], we made...
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    Is there ellipsis in this sentence?

    We got a mortgage from the cheapest lender. After that, we made an offer on the house. I was thinking yes, instead of 'After that' it could be 'After [we got the mortgage], we made an offer on the house.' Is this correct?
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    Question on reference

    My task is to find two types of personal, demonstrative and comparative references in a text. Would i be right in saying the 2 words in bold here are personal references? Until now, cheats only risk losing their child's place on the school roll. But Dr Craig recommended that in future they...
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    Is there ellipsis in this sentence?

    There is a severe shortage of mathematics teachers in Britain and America. As a consequence of this, far too many people leave school without any interest in pursuing the study of subjects like engineering that rely on mathematical concepts. Two solutions are available. Firstly...
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    reference?

    what sort of things make all types of reference similar? (comparative, demonstrative etc) i've been told they are, but i'm not sure how
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    Question on reference

    I'm just a tad bit confused, what is it exactly that distinguishes personal, comparative and demonstrative reference?
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