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04/28/2020

omission of " that " - thatの省略

Reviewing one's knowledge in grammatical rules in English
英文法の復習

Omission of " that "
that の省略
It is possible to leave out " that " in the following four patterns
以下の4パターンのいずれかの場合、thatを省略することが可能

1)  in inderect speech  (間接話法的な文章)
e.g.,  I think that ...  She told me that ...   I wish that ...  I believe that ...
このようなthatは省略可能

2) " that " after some adjective  (形容詞の後のthat)
e.g.,  I'm happy that ...  I'm glad that ...  I'm sad that ...
これらのthatも省略可能

3)  " that " in a double word conjunction (2語からなる接続詞のthat)
e.g.,  so that ...   provided that ...
このようなthatも省略可能

4)  relative pronoun that replaces an object  (目的語の代用となる関係代名詞のthat)
e.g.,  This is the theater that I talked about last week
このようなthatも省略可能

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