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    "that clause" in the beginning of sentence

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    In english one can say "That she arrived late was no surprise." Is it possible as well in russian ? Would "То, что она опаздала, было не удивительно." just do the job ?

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    Re: "that clause" in the beginning of sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by Zubr
    Would "То, что она опаздала, было не удивительно." just do the job?
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    Yes, that works. The construction itself is valid. But, of course, its suitability may depend on the context.

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    Re: "that clause" in the beginning of sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by Zubr
    То, что она опоздала, было не удивительно
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Re: "that clause" in the beginning of sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    не удивительно
    И тут я надолго задумался — вместе или раздельно?

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    Re: "that clause" in the beginning of sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by Wowik
    И тут я надолго задумался — вместе или раздельно?
    Да-да, вместе.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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