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“I don't think that that can be done” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you handle “that that”? The double “that” problem Is there something wrong with this sentence? "I don't think that that can be done." It ...
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Is it correct to use a double “that” in a sentence? [duplicate]

Is it correct to use a double “that” in a sentence? For example, I saw the following sentence in a book, and wondered whether it is correct: If I do nothing else in Wallace, I want to teach my ...
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Better use of “that that” — or not [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you handle “that that”? The double “that” problem I sometimes seem to write myself into using 2 thats in succession, as in: "Now that that ...
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Use of the word “That” twice in a row [duplicate]

Tom believes that that tree bears fruit. What is it called when two "that's" are used in a row when only one is needed?
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Using “that” 2 times in a sentence next to itself [duplicate]

Can I use "that" 2 times in a sentence next to itself?
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Two consecutive “that”, “that that” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you handle “that that”? The double “that” problem I've encountered this sentence in a technical book: A browsing context has a session ...
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which is better, that that or that [duplicate]

Which is better, "Bob knows that that is wrong" or "Bob knows that is wrong"? It seems to me that the first "that" is acting as the relation between Bob and the thing that is wrong, while the second "...
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how to punctuate that that in a sentence [duplicate]

Should you use a comma between the two "that that's" in a sentence as in "that that might be a consideration" or not?
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Indirect Speech: they said that that change… is correct? [duplicate]

I want to transform this sentence "This change is good" - Teachers to indirect speech: The teachers said that that change was good. Is this sentences correct? Can I use double that?
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Omitting “that” when connecting clauses [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Use of “that” in a sentence How do you handle “that that”? The double “that” problem What exactly is the recommendation, when I'm ...
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Longest sentence yet (Text Analysis). How do we decompile this sentence? [duplicate]

> Context: On the other hand, Italian writers did well to draw on the Tuscan vernacular rather than the other vernaculars of Italy [1250] for the reasons that everyone knows and which we have stated ...
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Is it OK to use two consecutive 'that' in a sentence? [duplicate]

Is the usage of 2 consecutive 'that' in the following sentence correct, because it looks a bit odd? Should these be separated by comma perhaps? "While I agree that strength and size definitely gives ...
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Is repeating the word “that” ok, if it is technically, grammatically correct? [duplicate]

E.g.: "... with all the sustainability considerations that that entails." If I'm correct, the above example is relative pronoun followed by pronoun - it just happens to be the same word for both ...
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Can I use “that that” in a sentence? [duplicate]

A question was asked in the meta of Skeptics.SE about an old question and the OP said that the question would be closed if posted today. I wanted to ask them why do they think that the question would ...
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what is the meaning these below mentioned 5 thats? [duplicate]

The teacher said that that that that that boy used was wrong. Please, briefly explain above stated sentence.

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