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    RonBeeRe: Less is more (1)
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    Objects that are nearer to the Earth are attracted to it with a greater force than those that are further away.

    The only change I would make there is I would change further to farther.

    RonBee, Could you tell me why you think it's better not to omit "that are", but keep it? Please.

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    Re: Sentence

    I'm not a teacher but I think it has to be maintained to keep the sentence parallel. Besides, removing 'that are' would make the sentence sound quite vague/incomplete.

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