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    Question There are many reasons that she was my favorite teacher of all times.

    There are many reasons that she was my favorite teacher of all times, but there is not enough space to share all of these.

    Is "that" right to be used in the sentence? Thanks for help!

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    Re: There are many reasons that she was my favorite teacher of all times.

    http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/reason_1
    According to the 'COLLOCATIONS' box, both 'reason that' and 'reason why' are correct.

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    #3

    Re: There are many reasons that she was my favorite teacher of all times.

    Personally, I'd use "why".

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    Re: There are many reasons that she was my favorite teacher of all times.

    ... of all time.

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    #5

    Re: There are many reasons that she was my favorite teacher of all times.

    The 'why' in 'reasons why' is actually redundant.
    Likewise 'that' could also be done away with.

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    #6

    Re: There are many reasons that she was my favorite teacher of all times.

    To clarify, tedmc is suggesting "There are many reasons she was my favourite teacher of all time". Despite the fact that I agree that both "why" and "that" could be redundant, I find that suggested sentence unnatural.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: There are many reasons that she was my favorite teacher of all times.

    Is it natural to say 'For many reasons, she was my favorite teacher of all time'?

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    #8

    Re: There are many reasons that she was my favorite teacher of all times.

    Yes.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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