nobody knows (that)

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Winwin2011

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He arrived yesterday, but nobody knows that.


I was wondering if it is natural to leave out 'that' in the above sentence.

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No, but you can replace 'that' with 'why', 'yet' or 'except me and now you'.

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Hello.

I have a question: could I use "... nobody knows it" or "... nobody knows about it" ?

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Hello.

I have a question: could I use "... nobody knows it" or "... nobody knows about it" ?

Nickle

You could use "nobody knows it" but not "nobody knows about it". To use the latter, the sentence would have to be something like "I have a cat in my apartment but nobody knows about it".
 

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He arrived yesterday, but nobody knows that.


I was wondering if it is natural to leave out 'that' in the above sentence.

Thanks.

I think it works fine without the "that".

He arrived yesterday, but nobody knows.
I have a cat in my apartment, but the landlord doesn't know.
Jill and I were married last week, but her parents don't know.
 

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I think that can be left out too.
 
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