Grammar Patterns

poss N be that

Nouns with other meanings

There are a number of other nouns which have this pattern. All of them are abstract nouns which need the sort of definition or expansion that is provided by the that-clause.
My experience was that when he gave his word he tried to keep it.
His problem is that hardly anybody believes him.
  • difficulty
  • experience
  • mistake
  • problem
  • secret
  • significance
  • situation
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