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    Omission of a that

    Please, would you explain to me if it is possible to leave out "that" in these sentences. Let us suppose that this is formal English.

    1. I had some food with me my mother prepared for me this morning.
    2. One of the techniques the writer often uses is stream of consciousness.
    3. The child did not want to take the apple I offered to him.

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    Re: Omission of a that

    Yes, although #1 is a little more difficult to work out because "me" and "my" appear next to each other.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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