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Discontinuous noun phrase and apposition involving object complements

I was wondering whether these uses of discontinuity were valid. Here are two uses I would like to question. The use of discontinuous noun phrase: [1a] He made the system useless that could have ...
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What's a word for setting up a mechanism to prevent you from doing something in the future no matter what you may say or do then?

Suppose I've a tough exam tomorrow and I plan to study all day. Knowing that I'm usually great at procrastinating, I ask my family members to keep a tab on me and to do whatever is necessary to bring ...