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    extraposition

    Can I say that this sentence shows extraposition of a clausal subject:

    It annoyed us when we discovered that our luggage had been stolen.

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    Re: extraposition

    Quote Originally Posted by Fame View Post
    Can I say that this sentence shows extraposition of a clausal subject:

    It annoyed us when we discovered that our luggage had been stolen.
    Yes.

    Click on the following link to read more ... Extraposition @ The Internet Grammar of English

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