RE: reduced relative clause: -ing form vs. which

Subject: RE: reduced relative clause: -ing form vs. which
From: Peter Sturgeon <prsturgeon -at- bell -dot- net>
To: <rheizman -at- vjt -dot- com>, <yves -dot- barbion -at- gmail -dot- com>, techwrl <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 10:30:02 -0400


A "reduced relative clause" in this case is a participial phrase.


> Subject: RE: reduced relative clause: -ing form vs. which
> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 09:54:52 -0400
> From: rheizman -at- vjt -dot- com
> To: yves -dot- barbion -at- gmail -dot- com; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
>
> Hi Yves,
>
> I have to admit, I don't know what a reduced relative clause is, but these seem to be two different, but correct ways of saying the same thing.
>
> At least that's my grammatical opinion.
>
> FWIW
>
> :)
>
> Bob
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2012 9:46 AM
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> Subject: reduced relative clause: -ing form vs. which
>
> Hi again group
>
> Which do you prefer and why:
>
> [a] A custom map is a ZIP file containing the following...
>
> [b] A custom map is a ZIP file which contains the following...
>
> Am I right in thinking that "a" is a “reduced relative clause”, which is incorrect in this particular example?
>
> Thanks
>
> --
> Yves Barbion
> www.scripto.nu
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References:
reduced relative clause: -ing form vs. which: From: Yves Barbion
RE: reduced relative clause: -ing form vs. which: From: Robert Heizman

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