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"The man who lives in the house likes watching TV all day." when omitting "who", should it be "The man in the house likes watching TV all day" or "The man being in the house likes watching TV all day? Thanks

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    You can't omit a relative pronoun that is the subject, like who in who lives in the house. You can only omit non-subject relative pronouns. To get the man in the house you have to do to be-deletion (which won't work with who lives, only with who is). To get the man living in the house you have to change the tensed relative clause to an untensed gerund clause, which can delete subjects. Neither of these is a matter of "omitting relative pronoun", but of a completely different phenomenon. – John Lawler Feb 20 '14 at 18:37
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"The man in the house likes watching TV all day" or "The man LIVING in the house loves watching TV all day".

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