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    #1

    Please check

    This sentence is made up of an appositive clause:

    The suggestion that the hotel should be converted into an office-block impressed the manager.

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    Re: Please check

    Where is the appositive clause?


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    Re: Please check

    Quote Originally Posted by Fame View Post
    This sentence is made up of an appositive clause:

    The suggestion that the hotel should be converted into an office-block impressed the manager.
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    Where is the appositive clause?

    What I understand is:
    The suggestion impressed the manager.
    The hotel should be converted into an office-block.
    The suggestion is not the object of the sentence "the hotel.......block".
    Therefore "that" is not a relative pronoun here, and it means "that is". The "that" can't be omitted here and changed by "which".
    It is an appositive clause, isn't it?

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    Re: Please check

    The clause in bold.

    The suggestion that the hotel should be converted into an office-block impressed the manager.

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