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subject of the adjective clause, but you should usually include the relative pronoun in formal,academic writing:
The books people read were mainly religious.
people read were mainly religious.
Some firefighters never meet the people they save.
Some firefighters never meet the people
Here are some more examples of adjective clauses:
which they ate
This clause modifies the noun "meat" and answers the question "which meat?".
about the movie
which made him cry
This clause modifies the noun "movie" and answers the question "which movie?".
they are searching for the one
who borrowed the book
The clause modifies the pronoun "one" and answers the question "which one?".
Did I tell you about the author
whom I met
The clause modifies the noun "author" and answers the question "which author?".
You can use a
to link onephraseor clauseto another phrase or
clause. The relative pronouns are "who," "whom," "that," and "which."
Grammar Exercise: Adjective Clauses
Combine the two sentences to make one, using an adjective clause. For example,"I met Mary in the hall. She is a tour guide."becomes"I met Mary, who is a tour guide, in the hall."
1.The man was sick. He looked very pale.Correct answer(s):The man, who looked very pale, was sick.The man, who was sick, looked very pale.The man who looked very pale was sick.The man who was sick looked very pale.
He was sitting in the emergency room. It was very crowded.
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