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    Question for distinguish between attributive clause and appositive clause

    Hi, to whom is may concern

    It is difficult for me to identify difference betweem these two kind of clauses. I think they both can go behind "that", and sometimes look the same to me, especially when a that clause is very long.

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    Re: Question for distinguish between attributive clause and appositive clause

    I honestly wouldn't worry about it; 99% of native speakers and learners wouldn't know the difference, which isn't always clear anyway.

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    Re: Question for distinguish between attributive clause and appositive clause

    The opening phrase should be "to whom it may concern".

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