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Rules For Relative Pronouns In English

Rules For Relative Pronouns In English 

Following Rules For Relative Pronouns In English are very important because this is the base of English. This will help you out in finding errors in simple sentences which are otherwise difficult to notice.

Relative Pronouns are those pronouns which join two sentences. For example :- Who, Which, That, What, Why, Whom, etc.

For Example:-

  1. I met Teena, who was returning from market.
  2. I met Teena, Whom i have given all my novels.
Rules For Relative Pronouns In English

Rules For Relative Pronouns In English

Rules For Relative Pronouns In English

Rule 1

Relative Pronouns (Who/ Which/ That) are used as a subject in Subordinate Clause. It means it will represent subject.

For example:-

The girl who came here is a player.

The Boy who came here is an actor.

Rules For Relative Pronouns In English

Rules For Relative Pronouns In English

 

use of who and whom in sentence

Rules For Relative Pronouns In English

Rule 2

Relative Pronouns (Whom/Which/That) are used as an object in subordinate clause. It means it represents object.

use of whom in sentence

Rules For Relative Pronouns In English

For example:-

I have a daughter whom i love very much.

I have a car which my dad has given me on my birthday.

use of who and whom in sentence

Rules For Relative Pronouns In English

Rule 3

If two antecedents are joined by ‘and‘ and one being a human and the other being a non linig thing/animal, a relative pronoun “that” is used.

For example:-

The woman and his dog that i saw yesterday have been kidnapped.

use of that in sentence

Rules For Relative Pronouns In English

Rule 4

Relative pronoun “that”  is used after a superlative degree.

For example:-

Mr. Mishra is the most laborious man that i have ever seen.

Rule 5

If “all” denotes people and is used as a subject. ‘who‘ or ‘that‘ is used  not “whom/which“.

For example:-

All who are interested to do this work can start now.

All that are interested to do this work can start now.

Rule 6

If “all” denotes non living things , ‘that‘ is used . “who” and “whom” is not used.

NOTE:- All+uncountable noun is followed by “that

For example:-

All that glitters is not gold.

Rule 7

Everything, nothing, the only, any, all, everyone, none, no, nobody, much, little, the same , the few, the little will take “that” after them.

For example:-

My father has given me everything that i needed.

This is the only pen, that i bought yesterday.

My wife has spent the little money that i gave her.

Rule 8

If the verb is mentioned, ‘ the same + noun ‘ is followed by ‘that

For example :-

This is the same man that deceived me.

 

Rules For Relative Pronouns In English

Rules For Relative Pronouns In English

I recommend everyone to follow these Rules For Relative Pronouns In English because these are basics of English language which are very important for new candidates preparing for competitive exams and school students too.

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