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Relative pronoun

Postby Rustamsher » Wed Aug 14, 2013 8:29 am

This is the only example ... I can give you.

(a) who
(b) that
(c) which
(d) whose

To be honest, this test is a little confusing . As far as I know, after inanimate things we can
use either that or which. However, both of them are given in the test. On what basis do we
choose either of them?

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Re: Relative pronoun

Postby Alan » Thu Aug 15, 2013 3:25 am

'That' is the only natural choice where the antecedent noun is modified by 'the only...'.

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