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Relative Pronouns

Who, which and that can be the subjects of the verbs in relative clauses. Who refers to people and which to things; that can refer to both people and things. The boy who stole the watch was punished. (NOT The boy which stole …) It...

Relative Clauses

Adjective clauses that begin with one of the relative pronouns (e.g. who, whom, whose, which and that) are also called relative clauses. Relative clauses are used to modify nouns and some pronouns – to identify people...

Relative Adverbs

Relative adverbs are words like where, when and why. Although they are adverbs, they are used to introduce adjective clauses. Where The relative adverb where is used to introduce an adjective clause that modifies a noun of place. It is used...

Reflexive Pronouns

Reflexive pronouns add information to a sentence by pointing back to a noun or pronoun near the beginning of the sentence. Reflexive pronouns end in -self or -selves. The English reflexive pronouns are myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves,...