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    Smile My trouble is that I have no money.

    My trouble is that I have no money.



    Is the conjunction "that" optional? If not, why not? Thanks.


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    Re: My trouble is that I have no money.

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    My trouble is that I have no money.



    Is the conjunction "that" optional? If not, why not? Thanks.
    "That" is optional, usually included in written English and often left out in speaking English

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    Re: My trouble is that I have no money.

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    My trouble is that I have no money.



    Is the conjunction "that" optional? If not, why not? Thanks.
    "that" is optional, but the sentence sounds better to me with "that".

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    #4

    Re: My trouble is that I have no money.

    Thanks, Naamplao and 2006.
    I get it now.


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    Re: My trouble is that I have no money.

    I have been here for last four hours.

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