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Questions tagged [reduced-relative-clauses]

A relative clause can be reduced by removing a complementizer or explicit relative pronoun. For example, "that" can be dropped in "it's the person [that] I saw" to create a reduced relative clause.

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When is it not possible to reduce relative clauses to participle phrases?

While "The woman who lived next door was a doctor" can be reduced to "The woman living next door was a doctor", the sentence "The woman who called me was a doctor" cannot be reduced to "The ...
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Confused about reduced relative clause

I am writing an essay and i am stuck at this sentence: "Admin account is a special account given only to people who have authority to manage system and other users." So my first question is: Is my ...
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Implicit “which is”

A new study has shown that millions of pieces of junk floating in space could be a big hazard for satellites orbiting Earth. Is there an implicit "which is" in front of floating in space? Why is "...