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    #1

    he suddenly realized that what he had done...

    "He suddenly realized that what he had done was really foolish."

    Is it right to leave"that" there in the sentence? Shouldn't it be omitted? Thanks for help!

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    #2

    Re: he suddenly realized that what he had done...

    It is correct either way. I prefer it without "that"..

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    Re: he suddenly realized that what he had done...

    I agree it's correct either way. I prefer it with 'that'.

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    #4

    Re: he suddenly realized that what he had done...

    I prefer it with "that" solely because it tells the listener that the sentence isn't just going to be "He suddenly realised what he had done". That is a perfectly grammatical sentence but, by adding "that", we know that something more is to come after "what he had done".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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