Omission of that exercise

July 5, 2012pdf

Complete the following sentences.

1. I knew …………………………………. didn’t want to help me.

a) that she

b) she

c) either could be used here

2. Susie said …………………………….. was feeling better.

a) she

b) that she

c) either could be used here

3. ……………………………….. should forget me so quickly was rather a shock.

a) she

b) that she

c) either could be used here

4. ……………………………. she was a minor made it difficult for her to get a job.

a) the fact

b) the fact that

c) either could be used here

5. James replied ………………………………….. was doing fine.

a) he

b) that he

c) either could be used here

6. He shouted …………………………………… was busy.

a) he

b) that he

c) either could be used here

7. Many people had disagreed with the Copernicus’ view ………………………………… revolved round the sun.

a) the earth

b) that the earth

c) either could be used here

8. I thought ……………………………. were in Singapore.

a) you

b) that you

c) either could be used here

9. I was surprised …………………………….. didn’t come.

a) she

b) that she

c) either could be used here

10. He spoke in a low voice so …………………………………. wouldn’t wake up the baby.

a) he

b) that he

c) either could be used here

Answers

1. I knew that she didn’t want to help me. OR I knew she didn’t want to help me.

2. Susie said she / that she was feeling better.

3. That she should forget me so quickly was rather a shock.

4. The fact that she was a minor made it difficult for her to get a job.

5. James replied that he was doing fine.

6. He shouted that he was busy.

7. Many people had disagreed with the Copernicus’ view that the earth revolved round the sun.

8. I thought you / that you were in Singapore.

9. I was surprised she / that she didn’t come.

10. He spoke in a low voice so he / that he wouldn’t wake up the baby.

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