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Who Which relative pronouns?

Who Which relative pronouns?

Relative pronouns are used at the beginning of an adjective clause (a dependent clause that modifies a noun). The three most common relative pronouns are who, which and that. Who has two other forms, the object form whom and the possessive form whose. Who and whom are used mainly for people.

What are the 5 relative pronouns?

The five relative pronouns are who, whom, whose, which, and that.

  • Who vs. Whom. Who among us hasn’t struggled with this one?
  • Whose. Whose is a possessive pronoun. It gives more information about a person by describing things that belong to them.
  • Which vs. That. Which and that are relative pronouns that apply to objects.

Who that which relative clauses?

We usually use a relative pronoun or adverb to start a defining relative clause: who, which, that, when, where or whose.

  • who/that. We can use who or that to talk about people.
  • which/that. We can use which or that to talk about things.
  • Other pronouns. when can refer to a time.
  • Omitting the relative pronoun.

How do you use relative clause in a sentence?

We can use relative clauses to join two English sentences, or to give more information about something.

  1. I bought a new car.
  2. She lives in New York.
  3. A defining relative clause tells which noun we are talking about:
  4. A non-defining relative clause gives us extra information about something.

What is clauses and its types?

Clauses come in four types: main (or independent), subordinate (or dependent), adjective (or relative), and noun. Every clause has at least one subject and one verb.

How many clauses does a multi clause sentence have in it?

A multi-clause sentence is one which has more than one clause in it. One is a main clause and at least one other is a subordinate clause. In teaching, multi-clause sentences are also known as complex sentences.

What is a main clause example?

A main clause is a clause that contains a subject and an object. Main clauses make sense on their own. ‘I like bananas. ‘ is a simple sentence which is made up of a main clause.

What is the main clause in a complex sentence?

A complex sentence consists of one or more clauses which could be a combination of two or more main clauses, or a combination of main and subordinate clauses. A main clause is a clause that makes sense on its own and can also exist in a sentence on its own.