Elliptical clause


What is an elliptical clause & how do you know when its present? What word(s) can identify an elliptical clause, that you automatically know its one?

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An elliptical clause is a clause in which some words have been left out. Because of the pattern or logic of the entire sentence, it is clear what the missing words are.



link comment answered Mar 04 '13 at 18:43 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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