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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #18867: Relative pronoun
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    > Similar tests: - Placement test : grammar - Relative pronoun That - Relative pronouns - Pronoms : Who/whose/whom/which/of which - Relative pronouns - Uses of THAT - Whose / of which - Who, which and where
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    Relative pronoun


    RELATIVE PRONOUNS

    WHICH

    For a neutral antecedent (not human)
    The cat which is on the bed is very nice.

    WHO

    For a human antecedent
    The man who is looking at me makes me scared.

     

    WHOSE

    When we talk about possession (human or not)

    Mary whose children go to school with mine is sick.
    It's an issue whose purpose I don’t understand.

     

    OF WHICH

    Equal of WHOSE but preferred in formal language for neutral antecedent.

    Mind the order of the words.

     It's an issue the purpose of which I don’t understand.

     

    WHERE

    For an antecedent concerning a place:
    This is the house where I live.

     

    WHOM

    With a human antecedent, complement.

    She married a teacher whom she had met at university.

     

    THAT

    Can substitute WHICH in the informal language and the best way after

    everything, nothing, anything, something, only, all and superlatives.

     

    I didn't know the child that brought this book.

    It's a rule that doesn't change my way of thought.

    He'll show you something that will surprise you.  

     

    EXERCISE:

    Choose the right relative pronoun.





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    1. Anna is the woman son has just passed his exam.
    2. The ruler is on the table is not mine.
    3. This is the market I used to buy food.
    4. The man is singing is Laura's uncle.
    5. That is the plane has just landed.
    6. It is the best mark he has ever got.
    7. The girls we met are Chinese.
    8. The teacher is talking is an English teacher.
    9. The book the cover is yellow is a Spanish book.
    10. The kids are eating now are my nephews.
    11. Take the pencil is under our teacher's desk.
    12. This is the village his parents were a close call in a car crash.
    13. This is a quiet place every student would like to stay and learn their lessons.








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