[Grammar] Use of that of

danghuynh88

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Hi teachers

I want to ask how to use that of in this sentence and others, can you please help me, thank you a lot.

"This marked the official exit of the French with the North Vietnamese finally overseeing an even more prophesied future that of reuniting the rest of the region under the communist flag." - History of Vietnam War by readintrobook.com
 
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Please tell us the source and author of that ungrammatical sentence, and check that you have quoted it exactly as it was written.
 

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Please tell us the source and author of that ungrammatical sentence, and check that you have quoted it exactly as it was written.

Hi

I have added the source. I copied and pasted the quote so I am pretty sure it is correct, plus I also double checked.

Thanks
 

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'That' refers back to 'an even more prophesied future'. The final clause explains what that prophesied future is.

... with the French finally overseeing an even more prophesied future, a prophesied future of reuniting ...

Hi Piscean

Thank you a lot. So I guess the grammar is correct to use right?
 
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