Tag: relative-clauses

25 "We missed the bus, which made us late for school" - erroneous use of "which"? 2015-01-26T10:56:40.490

24 "The girl I love hates me" or "The girl who I love hates me" 2020-04-04T12:56:07.503

17 Stephen Hawking believes that the earth is unlikely to be the only planet ____ life has developed gradually 2018-05-01T09:30:01.070

12 What does "...was a saint, upon which declaration..." mean in this Wikipedia article? 2016-09-03T12:28:44.620

11 "one of those men who doesn't" vs. "one of those men who don't" 2017-02-13T06:50:40.433

10 Why is the subject omitted? 2013-05-18T04:17:00.490

10 Is there a golden rule to judge what the word "which" stands for in a sentence? 2016-09-14T10:04:46.493

9 Interpretation of an integrated relative in "my brother who doesn't [live in New York]" in context 2018-06-02T17:55:05.473

7 Interrogative in relative clauses 2016-08-02T13:14:20.427

7 Words like 'place' in 'the place where/that/∅ ...' 2018-05-03T14:14:18.237

7 "Never attribute to malice THAT WHICH is adequately explained by stupidity" 2018-05-04T12:03:02.313

7 ambiguity?: to infinitive phrase as a purpose clause or an infinitival relative clause 2018-07-23T09:03:51.200

7 How to avoid ambiguity of the antecedent of a relative clause? 2018-11-29T17:14:29.333

6 Is this a Run-ON Sentence? 2014-08-16T17:14:00.250

6 Is 'where' used as a pronoun in relative clauses? 2014-09-20T09:39:12.377

6 The University of St Andrews ______ is the oldest university in Scotland 2014-10-16T17:21:31.360

6 Omission of “that” (in this text) 2015-05-11T19:47:29.757

6 How do you say "which each" or "who each"? 2015-06-01T14:48:37.067

6 What grammatical concept is "I want dating my wife"? 2015-09-24T22:01:33.187

6 (Singular subject) + which + are? 2016-05-20T05:57:21.273

6 Omitting 'that' in this sentence 2017-04-17T06:27:14.613

6 “all of who” or “all of whom”? 2019-08-30T10:48:33.153

5 I am confused over whether to use "what" or "that" 2013-09-17T13:37:20.517

5 Are these two consecutive relative clauses that modify the same noun phrase? 2014-08-20T02:55:21.317

5 "This can make us think the concepts are related, which in fact they are not." 2014-08-21T17:12:15.437

5 Is usage of relative pronoun for a personal pronoun admissible in writing 2014-10-09T15:17:22.490

5 Omitting the article before defining relative clause 2014-10-30T08:28:12.007

5 Do native speakers often use relative clauses? 2014-11-06T14:30:43.730

5 Where is the exact position of the word that leads to subordinate clause? 2014-12-04T02:55:55.303

5 A question regarding a modifying clause 2015-02-04T14:31:50.927

5 Fruits are an evolutionary mechanism, which IS... or which ARE...? 2015-05-14T00:49:19.310

5 The use or omission of commas round relative clauses 2015-09-12T02:08:34.060

5 Should clauses always start with a relative or subordinate? Can it also start with a preposition? Can there be clauses within prepositional phrases? 2016-01-05T09:50:08.900

5 What grammatical concept is this? 2016-01-08T22:18:13.107

5 Choice of tense following "I wish it was true that..." 2016-03-24T16:55:36.690

5 How much can the distance between a noun and its relative clause be? 2018-04-13T12:31:44.187

5 What is the best way to phrase this? 2019-07-03T03:34:40.433

4 analysis for "such as" 2013-03-19T08:01:04.187

4 Which one of the following is a correct grammatical conclusion? 2013-10-04T08:36:14.453

4 Relative pronouns (where vs. which) 2014-06-11T14:47:04.177

4 this where and that where 2014-07-18T00:01:56.630

4 Can I replace the relative adjective "where" with "that"? 2014-08-17T09:09:53.630

4 "which" as relative determiner? 2014-08-17T15:09:03.277

4 "A place which we can stay" or "A place which we can stay in"? 2014-09-25T15:13:13.943

4 Are there recommendations on when to use relative clause vs. infinitive? 2014-12-26T17:48:38.317

4 "one of the upgrades that is/are being considered" 2015-01-26T18:22:18.897

4 "The" before noun phrases which contain relative clauses 2015-06-24T06:52:59.767

4 Can I omit "being" with word "after" in a reduced relative clause? 2015-09-13T18:17:05.297

4 Grammatical usage of relative pronoun: "many people came who were interested in art" 2015-09-23T10:38:40.653

4 "in which people study" or "where people study on" 2015-10-21T07:14:41.000

4 When should I use the definite article before a plural noun + relative clause? 2015-10-27T14:45:27.830

4 "It offers evidence, (?) of the nonexistence of free will, which you didn't believe existed" 2015-11-02T23:39:19.677

4 She seems to be in a better mood than (what) she was in before. --meaning difference 2016-04-27T14:49:07.543

4 Can "that" be dropped from: "It was __ that I __"? 2016-04-28T10:43:21.047

4 What is the subject of this sentence 2016-08-31T14:20:06.043

4 Does "The girl feeling no pain is my sister" make sense? 2016-09-09T10:57:14.250

4 "the chemical and physical changes it undergoes" -- What does the clause in the end indicate? 2016-09-30T17:46:19.333

4 "what" vs "which" in non-defining relative clauses 2017-05-01T15:24:51.473

4 Is it possible to have 2 subjects in a defining relative clause? 2017-10-01T18:31:13.257

3 When should I use "of which"? 2013-03-04T21:24:45.810

3 A modifier or verb tense? 2013-05-02T12:41:43.063

3 Is this an emphatic setence? 2013-05-14T10:56:56.067

3 Would you say "He's someone you'd rather not meet here"? 2013-08-16T17:28:45.460

3 Rule of thumb for joining sentences 2013-09-18T00:00:29.253

3 Is this an extraposed relative clause? 2014-06-29T23:16:00.453

3 Can this 'how' be a fused relative? 2014-07-12T14:10:40.080

3 Are future tenses used in relative clauses? 2014-10-21T09:13:27.163

3 How to properly combine two sentences by using a relative clause? 2014-10-23T07:21:45.860

3 How to combine two sentences by using "who"? 2014-10-28T00:05:18.920

3 Are these infinitives adjectival and adverbial? 2014-11-18T07:31:55.043

3 "to document in categories the items included in the deposit transaction" -- I don't quite understand 2014-12-02T21:13:35.673

3 Does this sentence have reduced relative clause 2014-12-10T16:41:31.890

3 I did X, Y, which Z vs. I did X, Y, that Z 2015-01-19T00:51:04.750

3 Ambiguity in reduced relative clauses 2015-02-18T23:42:37.067

3 "Whatever/whatsoever book you like you can take it"? 2015-04-22T16:23:24.280

3 "with" preposition at the beginning or at the end of a sentence 2015-05-16T08:28:24.933

3 Why can "that is" be omitted in this relative clause? 2015-07-24T23:40:04.307

3 Relative clauses with and without "the" 2015-07-27T18:28:29.403

3 Does this sentence make sense? "What are you saying stinks?" 2015-10-10T07:50:12.617

3 What does the "that" refer to? 2015-10-30T06:31:27.470

3 Difference between "He is a hard-working man" and "He is a man who works very hard" 2015-11-12T14:51:22.403

3 Omitting prepositions with the relative pronoun "where" 2015-11-14T06:47:55.777

3 we lack wings prevents VS lack of wings prevents 2015-12-25T11:19:49.697

3 Can inversion happen in a relative clause with a preposition? 2016-01-19T08:26:36.840

3 Why doesn't the clause "....and reputation its shadow" need a verb? 2016-02-24T03:08:59.710

3 What does "in" refer to? 2016-04-18T08:51:35.070

3 Which of these nouns should the verb agree with? 2016-04-19T21:28:47.900

3 How to make a relative clause point at the required referent? 2016-06-28T12:12:49.487

3 Which vs of which? 2016-07-01T12:51:54.023

3 Relative clauses: where vs. which 2016-08-05T06:52:52.010

3 What does 'where' refer to in this relative clause? 2016-08-25T11:56:06.243

3 Questions about "from whose known good sense he fully expected to have just such" from "Persuasion" 2016-08-26T15:10:32.503

3 Comma before "people, which do this and this" 2016-08-27T10:18:42.377

3 "Whichever ONE/ONES you choose DO/DOES not matter" 2016-10-28T00:30:19.433

3 Can I say: "I'm the man who was there"? (changing from 1st to 3rd person) 2016-12-21T02:41:29.580

3 Is it necessary for "which" to indicate the word before it? 2017-04-23T06:29:01.873

3 Comma usage before relative clause 2017-06-09T09:09:31.647

3 Is "where" a relative pronoun or a relative adverb? 2017-06-27T12:21:41.693

3 The use of "and" to join sentences 2017-07-25T07:50:28.153