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    azz is offline Member
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    don't have any that

    Can one say
    a. This baby loves to snatch people's eyeglasses. Luckily, I don't have any for him to snatch.
    b. This baby loves to snatch people's eyeglasses. Luckily, I don't have any that he can snatch.


    c. They have a lot of job openings, but they don't have any opening for someone with my qualification to fill.
    d. They have a lot of job openings, but they don't have any opening that someone with my qualification could fill.

    ?


    Many thanks.

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    andrewg927 is offline Senior Member
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    Re: don't have any that

    For c and d, it is better to use "qualifications". Other than that, they are grammatical but I don't find a and b particularly natural.

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    JMurray is offline Key Member
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    Re: don't have any that

    not a teacher

    I agree with Andrew about using "qualifications".

    I would delete the second mention of "openings". It seems unnecessary in both examples.
    I also feel that "to fill" is unnecessary in (c).

    (c) They have a lot of job openings, but they don't have any for someone with my qualifications.
    (d) They have a lot of job openings, but they don't have any that someone with my qualifications could fill.

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