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An omission of 'that is'

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Hello,experts.Ihaveaquestionaboutanomissionof'thatis'andIwouldlike
tohearyourthoughts.

Ihavesomemoney(thatis)saved.

Ihavesomemoney(thatis)left.

Doyouagreethat'thatis'isomitted?

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Nothinghasbeenomitted.

Thesearemerelysentencesthatusedifferentstructurestoreachthesamegoal.Think
ofitthisway.IamtravelingfromCityAtoCityB.Thereareseveraldifferenthighways
betweenthecities.Eachhighwayisdifferent,buteachreachesthesamedestination.
Highway#1doesnotleaveoutsightsyouwouldseeonhighway#2.Thosesightsjust
arenotthereandtheyneverhavebeen.

Ihavesomemoneysaved.highway#1usesanobjectcomplementtomodify"money"
Ihavesomemoneythatissaved.highway#2usesarelativepronounclauseto
modify"money"

Justdifferentgrammaticalstructures.Sameresult.Samemeaning.

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Ihavesomemoneythatissavedformywedding.Ihavesomemoneythatislefttohave
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Anomissionof'thatis'|Grammarly

Ihavesomemoneythatissaved.Theunderlinedisanadjectiveclausebecauseit
describesanoun.
Ihavesomemoneysaved.Theunderlinedisanadjectivephrasebeginningwithpast
participle.Structureisdifferentbuttheyhavesamemeaning.
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