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Is this an extraposed subject?

It is even possible I somehow sensed those qualities which I have since discovered to be so significantly a part of her. Does the sentence above have an extraposed subject? If so, which of the ...
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“As becomes obvious” or “As it becomes obvious”?

An essay of mine has been corrected so that my original sentence: As it becomes obvious, going to the market has not been my favorite thing to do. becomes: As becomes obvious, going to the ...
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Does extraposition work in “I made happy my friend who…”?

Can we use extraposition rule in the situations like below? "I made my friend who came here last week happy" Can it be like this? "I made happy my friend who came here last week"
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“It's only a matter of time until…”

Is this construction an example of extraposition? It's only a matter of time until all hell breaks loose Normally extraposition involves infinitive phrases or that-clauses, but it seems like the ...
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“that” in there is no question that

I was wondering what the role of "that" is in the widely used phrase, "There is no question that~". e.g. There is no question that she has a great voice. I guess "that" functions as a conjunction ...