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    Can "that" be removed here?

    If remove "that" in the following sentence, will it be still clear and fine?

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    The green apples taste sour, but David has decided to give them to his roommates, regardless that they would surely complain.

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    Re: Can "that" be removed here?

    That's not natural. Not only can you not leave out 'that, you must add words:

    "The green apples taste sour, but David has decided to give them to his roommates, regardless of the fact that they would will surely complain."
    Last edited by 5jj; 30-May-2012 at 10:35.

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    Re: Can "that" be removed here?

    If you remove "that", you will have to change "regardless" to "even though".

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