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    Question Year Ended

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    "The latest return, for the fiscal year ended June 30, retraces a little of that lost ground."

    Shouldn't "year ended" be "year that ended"?

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    Re: Year Ended

    Quote Originally Posted by ShirleyLing View Post
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    "The latest return, for the fiscal year ended June 30, retraces a little of that lost ground."

    Shouldn't "year ended" be "year that ended"?
    No. It's a set phrase; that or which is unnecessary in referring a past year.

    Compare year ending which refers to the current year:

    'We will need to see your accounts for the year ending 31st December 2011 in due course.'

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    Re: Year Ended

    Without "the" or "which", the original sentence sounds like somebody forcefully ended the year (passive interpretation).

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    Re: Year Ended

    Quote Originally Posted by ShirleyLing View Post
    Without "the" or "which", the original sentence sounds like somebody forcefully ended the year (passive interpretation).
    No it doesn't. RoverKE has explained the use.

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