conjunction

English grammar questions, answered by Alan

Moderator: Alan

Locked
Compton
New Member
Posts: 4
Joined: Wed Jun 05, 2013 6:51 pm
Status: Other

conjunction

Post by Compton » Wed Jun 05, 2013 7:22 pm

The only hope is (that) Tom owns a car
and (that) his choice was reasonable.

Is it mandatory that (that) is to be used to be correct?.

I see sentence after sentence in writing that excludes this word.

Thank you

User avatar
Alan
EC Teacher
EC Teacher
Posts: 12886
Joined: Mon Dec 29, 2003 7:56 pm
Status: English Teacher
Location: Japan

Re: conjunction

Post by Alan » Thu Jun 06, 2013 3:21 am

Yes, in this sentence it is obligatory.

Locked