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LESSON 6 RELATIVE PRONOUNS
 
Relative pronouns join dependent clauses to independent clauses. They are who, whose, whom, which, and that. For example, He found his money that he had lost. That joins the two clauses together into one sentence. Clauses will be taught in detail later.


join dependent clauses to independent clauses. They are andFor example, joins the two clauses together into one sentence. Clauses will be taught in detail later.

 

 

Exercise

Find the relative pronouns in the sentences, and see how many other pronouns you can find as a bonus.

 

1. I want the house which is brick.
2. Jack ordered the meal that we picked up.
3. Freddie is the girl who won the contest.
4. Jon is a man on whom I can rely.
5. The student whose answer was wrong turned bright red.


 

Answers


 

1. Which is the relative pronoun, and I is also a pronoun.
2. That is the relative pronoun, and we is also a pronoun.
3. Who is the relative pronoun.
4. Whom is the relative pronoun, and I is also a pronoun.
5. Whose is the relative pronoun.


 

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