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    #1

    ellipsis

    Hello

    1. They arrived home safe.
    2. They arrived home being safe.
    3. They arrived home so that they were safe.

    My question is, is 3, as well as 2, a non-ellipted form of 1?
    If not, what sentences could be?

    Thanks


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    #2

    Re: ellipsis

    Anybody?

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