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RELATIVE PRONOUNS

*The relative pronouns who,which and that go after the noun it describes
we use.
who for people
Do you know the man who is wearing a red cap?
which for things
A peacock is a bird which has a large colourful tail.
whose is used to show posssession
That is the man whose wife gave birth to quintuplets last weekend.
that for things and people
She was the most beautiful girl that I had  seen  have
**The relative adverbs where is used to refer to a place and when is used to for time.
This is the place where we first met.
Do you remember the day when we got wet up to the bones.
 
DEFINING RELATIVE CLAUSES
*Defining relative clauses are used to identify which thing we are talking about.
**The relative pronouns and adverbs follow the noun it describes.
 
Make these two sentences one by using a relative pronoun or relative adverb.

1)This is the city.We met there.

This

2)This carpet  is priceless.I inherited it from my grandmother.

This carpet

3)Can I borrow  the camera?You bought it last month

Can I borrow ?

4)This is the boy.He stole your bike.

This is

5)I must visit my uncle.He lives in a caravan.

I must

6)He was born in small town.The town  has turned into a big city.

He was

7)A mango is a tropical fruit.It grows on trees.

A mango is

8)This is my niece.I want you to meet her.

This is

9)This is the girl.Her father sued us.

This is

10)A woman showed us the way.She smelt lilac.

A woman

11)Do you know the man?I crashed into his car last night.

Do you know

12)I have finished reading the book.It was written by John Fowless.

I have finished

13)It is a kind of medicine.You can find it at the herbalists.

It is

14)Let me introduce the woman.Her son won the big prize.

Let me  

15)You should try the cake.My sister baked it.

You should

16)The man paid a lot of money.His son broke the display glass

The man 

 

       


 

 

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