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D00M
Posted: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 9:39:56 AM

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Hello respected teachers,

There was a thin quality about his voice that she had heard only rarely, each occasion so long ago it was astonishing she remembered it.

What type of clause is the underlined? Would you please explain the structure in detail?

The custom of speaking is the original and only just standard of any language. Joseph Priestly- Rudiments of EG, 1761.
thar
Posted: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 11:23:57 AM

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First off, what meaning do you take from it?


Secondly:
...she had heard only rarely

each occasion so long ago it was astonishing she remembered it.


How long ago had she heard it?


so long ago........that......
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