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    a clause!Thank you !

    There are opportunities here, then, to be gained from your technology that you are not presently taking advantage of.
    I want to ask: “that you are not presently taking advantage of ” is a clause to describe “ technology” or “ opportunities”? That is to say, taking advantage of technology or taking advantage of opportunities?

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    Initially, your conscious life followed the light of day. Now with artificial light this need not be the case. There are opportunities here, then, to be gained from your technology that you are not presently taking advantage of. To sleep all day and work all night is hardly the answer; it is simply the inversion of your present habits. But it would be far more effective and efficient to divide the twenty-four-hour period in a different way.


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    #2

    Re: a clause!Thank you !

    'There are opportunites...that you are not taking advantage of.'

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    Re: a clause!Thank you !

    I believe that it is the opportunities that you are not taking advantage of. However, since the opportunities are "to be gained from your technology", then I suppose you aren't taking advantage of that technology which leads to those opportunities either.

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    Re: a clause!Thank you !

    I agree that it could be either. This happens frequently when a prepositional phrase occurs between the subject and a relative clause.

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