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    #1

    Exclamation what

    Hello there,

    there is a structure that I use quite often but now I'm wondering whether it actually exists in English!

    examples:

    What you could do is call a doctor.

    What makes me really angry is paper wastage.

    ?

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    #2

    Re: what

    The construction is English. Click on these links

    Learning English | BBC World Service

    What is a pseudo-cleft sentence?

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    #3

    Re: what

    What makes me really angry is paper wastage.
    This is called Cleft Sentences ... Click here, please


    Examples:

    What makes English a bit difficult for many learners is that they lack will.

    What makes Sally excellent at English is that she practices all the time

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