Relative Pronoun and relative clauses

Relative Pronoun and relative clauses

 

Relative Pronoun and relative clauses:

 

Relative Pronoun and relative clauses, Relative Pronoun presents the Relative clause, it modifies the noun in the main clause of the sentence, this is the garden that Mrs. Smith maintains. in such clause “That” is a relative pronoun, who, which, whom, whose and that etc.

Who/Whoever

Modify the subject.

Refer only to people

Mr. searching the man who had been left alone on the roadside.

Whom/whomever

modify the obejct

refer only to people

Huzaifa doesn’t know whom he invited to the party.

Which/Whichever

modify both subject and object.

refer to things, qualities, and clauses

That

modify both subject and object.

refer to things, qualities, and ideas.

Relative Pronoun    usesExamples
Who It presents for people meet my friend jack who passed the exams with an “A” grade.
WhichIt presents for Subject and Objectsmoking is not a good habit that can ruin your life.
WhomIt presents people when the person is the object of the verbthis is the boy with whom my cousin going to be engaged.
WhoseIt presents possession of the things or people especially for asking questionsWhose are these books?.

Do you know whose pen is on the rack?.

That It presents People, animals, and things. He is a very poor man that is begging on the roadside.
WhereIt presents Placesthat is a house where we lived ten years ago.
WhatIt presents things and for asking questions, also use for exclamation. Today what a fantastic day.

What kind of drinks do you like?

 

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