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Subjunctive and use of that with simple verb form

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Re: Subjunctive and use of that with simple verb form [#permalink] New post 03 Aug 2013, 02:42
gmatter0913 wrote:

Need your help in understanding a little more about the usage of "that" here.

You mentioned that
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It modifies legislation, and that's why THAT is wrong.


Does this mean if we use "requiring that", then "requiring" is not modifying "legislation". If so, could you elaborate on this please?


Sure!

I am quoting from bb's post

subject + verb from table below (any tense) + that + subject + verb in simple form

so if the sentence were "legislations require that new citizens have a special permit", than that is necessary because "require" acts as a verb. (matching the structure above)
But in the sentence
Senator Lasker has proposed legislation requiring employers to retain all older workers indefinitely or show just cause for dismissal.
there is not the verb "require", there is "requiring" : a modifier, so you do not have the above mentioned structure (subj+verb+that+...).

Hope I've explained myself well.
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Re: Subjunctive and use of that with simple verb form [#permalink] New post 27 Oct 2013, 14:41
Hello Experts,

That GMAT club grammar book clearly says that "advise" is a command subjunctive verb and should be followed by THAT + subject+ Verb in bare form (many other grammar websites have voted the same)

Eg: Everyone is advised that they be here on time.

But the Manhattan SC Guide clearly says that Advised is followed by an infinitive.

Can you please clear this doubt of mine and tell me the exact construction to be used for "Advise"
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Re: Subjunctive and use of that with simple verb form [#permalink] New post 27 Oct 2013, 15:55
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Secondly why does the GMAT club grammar book says that "declared" is always followed by a that; rather it marks it to be obligatory to have a that after declared.

The standard idioms differ with this .

Can you please confirm to me.
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