Replace the structure you think may be a nominal by by the appropriate pronoun.
For example, we know that to live in Mexico
in the sentence Alice wants to live in Mexico
is a nominal infinitive
because it can be replaced by the pronoun something
Compare this sentence with an adverbial infinitive:
Alice saved her money to live in Mexico.
note: the infinitive CAN'T be replaced by a pronoun:
*Alice saved her money something.
Similarly, a nominal clause can be replaced by a pronoun.
In the sentence
That you hate spinach is deplorable.
the nominal clause that you hate spinach
can be replaced by the pronoun it .
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