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  1. B45
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    Why are all the movie tickets sold out? I say: I think that's because it's/that's

    Why are all the movie tickets sold out?

    I say: I think that's because it's/that's the only 4D auditorium in the city.

    Are both okay here?

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    Re: Why are all the movie tickets sold out? I say: I think that's because it's/tha

    I would only use "it's" here. Otherwise, it's confusing and redundant to say "that's" twice so close together.

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    Re: Why are all the movie tickets sold out? I say: I think that's because it's/tha

    If you're actually standing outside the auditorium (or the cinema/movie theater), you could use "I think it's because this is the only 4D auditorium in the city".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Why are all the movie tickets sold out? I say: I think that's because it's/tha

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    If you're actually standing outside the auditorium (or the cinema/movie theater), you could use "I think it's because this is the only 4D auditorium in the city".
    If we're not outside the auditorium (or the cinema/movie theater), is it correct to use "I think it's because that is the only 4D auditorium in the city"?

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    Re: Why are all the movie tickets sold out? I say: I think that's because it's/tha

    Yes. Or "I think it's because it's the only ...".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Why are all the movie tickets sold out? I say: I think that's because it's/tha

    Still, you can use two 'that's in the right context. Sometimes, you can just find yourself saying it, though you wouldn't make a habit of it.

    A: "All the movie tickets are sold out in that theater. I wonder why that is."
    B: "That's because that's the only 4D auditorium in the city."

    However, you don't need to use two 'that's.

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