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Relative pronouns in defining relative clauses


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Relative pronouns in defining relative clauses


Relative pronouns (who, which, that) introduce relative clauses. They modify that noun that precedes them. In the sentence,” the woman who is behind him on the exercise bike is his wife”, who is behind him on the exercise bike distinguishes (defines) his wife from a woman this clause is necessary or defining, so it can’t be omitted who, which, that can function as subject or objects of but not the subject

The actor who stared in those movies is very talented (necessary to define

Tom Cruse, who started in the movie, is very talented. (Extra information