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    Omission Rule?


    The reasons are that the crime was already commited, (that) the offender repented, and (that) the victim is still suffering.

    I am assuming that "that" is omitted twice (indicated in the parenthesis). I am assuming that it's omitted because they items in a series.

    What do we call such an omission grammatically? Is there a site that deals with such omissions?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Omission Rule?

    Why have you astarted a new thread for this? We have been dealing with this here: Conjuction/Punctuation question . A new thread may lead to confusing answers.

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