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RELATIVE CLAUSES 1. Rewrite the sentences using relati e !r"n"uns.

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1. She looked for a moment at Adam. He was staring out of the window. 2. The plane was about to land in London. He was travelling in it. 3. Mr. Holmes discovered the stolen mone . This pleased the bank. !. Mr. Holmes"s farm is in #sse$. The bandits hid the mone there. 5. The farmer went awa on holida . The bandits had spoken to him. %. Mars is apparentl red because it is covered with iron o$ide. This means that there must be o$ gen in the soil. &. M friends have gone on holida . Some of them have finished at the 'niversit . (. The competitors were read for the race. Most of them were )uite nervous. *. +ames Long was arrested. His fingerprints were found in the farmhouse. 1,. -n that cell ou.ll find /onn 0l de. The police have 1ust arrested her. 11. The countr has now 2,, power stations. All of them are part of national network. 12. 3ew people attended last night"s meeting. This was a pit . 12. He has taken home a girl. Her car is parked outside. 1!. He found a lot of postcards in the drawer. Man of them are from 4aris. 15. 6here are the papers7 M doctor told me to take them. 16. +ane Austen mentions /ath in 8orthanger Abbe . This shows how she emplo ed her personal knowledge of places. 1&. - can"t remember the name of the person. - gave the mone to him. 1(. -s this the book7 9ou asked me for it. 1*. - met Mar . She asked me to give ou this. 20. He kept on talking about man things. 8one of them interested me. 2. A## relati es !r"n"uns where nee#e#. 1. The book :::::: - was reading esterda was a detective stor . 2. 4eople :::::: live in glass houses shouldn"t throw stones. 2. /u it back from the man :::::: ou sold it to. !. The people :::::: are looking at that house are m parents. 5. And the girl ::::: ou see at the door is m sister. %. The knife :::::: we cut the bread with is ver sharp. &. The ties :::: 0 ril wears are awful. (. The man :::::: is sitting at the desk is the secretar . *. The girl :::::: mother - was talking to has left the room. 1,. This is the ver room :::::: - first met m wife in. 11. All the people :::::: ever met him have disliked him.

12. The coat ::::: - gave Maisie for her birthda is alread wearing out. 12. The girl ::::: works in the office is m sister. 1!. Here comes the girl :::: - am hiding from. 15. 6hat"s the name of the man :::: wife has run awa and left him7 1%. The author; ::::: has been to 4aris; has 1ust returned. 1&. 3lies; :::: come mostl in the summer; carr disease. 1(. Swimming; ::::: is a good sport; makes people strong. 1*. The 4ope; ::::: man people had never heard before; spoke on the radio last night. 2,./eethoven; ::::: music ou have 1ust been listening to; was one of the world"s finest composers. 2. $in# the right e%!lanati"n &"r each "& the twel e w"r#s 'el"w. (rite a sentence with a relati e !r"n"un t" e%!lain the )eaning. Use wh"* which "r that* "r lea e "ut the !r"n"un.

#$ample< A butcher is someone who sells meat. A stamp is something ou put on a letter. =loves are things that ou wear on our hands.
1. socks 2. a briefcase 2. a greengrocer !. a present 5. a kettle %. soap &. a target (. an artist *. a seat 1,. an umbrella 11. oars 12. a mirror He>She sells fruit and vegetables. 9ou use them to row a boat. -t heats water. 9ou wear them on our feet. 9ou tr to hit it. 9ou carr papers in it. -t keeps the rain off ou. 9ou give it to someone. 9ou can see ourself in it. 9ou sit on it. 9ou wash with it. He >She paints pictures.

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FILL IN THE GAPS WITH A RELATIVE PRONOUN IF NECESSARY.

1. She had sold everything ________ she could sell. 2. He glanced at the girl ________ hand he was holding. 3. Gretchen, _______ I et, was very interesting. !. It was the saddest story _______ I had ever heard. 5. She had "een on television with her hus"and, ________ was also her 6. #hey "elieve in ghosts, ________ is ridiculous. $. Is that the train _______ will ta%e us to &en ar%' (. I)d rather see the *ace o* the +erson ________ I) tal%ing to. ,. #he girl ________ I shared the a+art ent with was a usic student. 10. #he "ar ________ I +honed *ro was very noisy.
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REWRITE THE SENTENCES BY MEANS OF RELATIVE PRONOUNS. OMIT THE PRONOUN WHEN POSSIBLE. 1. -ohn Grisha )s new novel is "rilliant. It was +u"lished last wee%. 2. #his is the hos+ital. .gatha /hristie wor%ed here. 3. Have you got the "oo%' I lent it to you last wee%. !. 0icole 1id an is a *a ous actress. Her e2hus"and was #o /ruise. 5. #he head aster o* your school is an old *riend o* ine. I a writing a letter to hi . 6. #he car runs 3uite well. 4ill sold us it. $. #hat is the song. I heard it on the radio this orning. (. #he +yra ids o* 5gy+t should not "e issed. #hey have written a lot a"out the . ,. She e2+ects e to clean the house. It is i +ossi"le.6 10. &avid has to travel a lot *or his 7o". He wor%s *or an Italian co +any. 11. #he eighty8nine +assengers esca+ed without serious in7ury. #hey were 4ritish. 12. #hat)s the girl. Her leg was "ro%en in the car accident. 13. Have you seen the /&' It was in y roo . 1!. I a glad to hear her answers. #his sur+rises the .6 15. #he Star Wars *il s are really action8+ac%ed. George 9ucas directed the . 16. :y grand*ather was a vegetarian. He died at the age o* ninety. 1$. #hat)s the an. He rescued a "oy *ro drowning in the river. 1(. Have you et the students' #hey have 7ust 7oined our class. 1,. She was not +retty in any conventional way. #his was +ro"a"ly why I *ound her so attractive.6 20. . sterda is a very *riendly city. Her sister lives there. 21. -ason lives in 5ast 9ondon. His "rother is a usician. 22. #hey were given a sentence. It was 3uite harsh. 23. ;hat is the na e o* the teacher' <ou are in his class. 2!. #he singer is in town. 5veryone is tal%ing a"out hi . 25. In +rison they *ed us on dry "read. It was ouldy. 26. He "la ed e *or his ista%es. #his was un*air.6 2$. =eter 4ailey)s "oo% "eca e a "est seller. He wrote it *ive years ago 2(. I)ve got a *riend. She is a 7ournalist on a national news+a+er.

?#9< 1. 1. She looked for a moment at Adam; who was staring out of the window. 2. The plane he was travelling in was about to land in London. 2. Mr. Holmes discovered the stolen mone ; which pleased the bank. !. Mr. Holmes" farm; where the bandits hid the mone ; is in #sse$. 5. The farmer the bandits had spoken to went awa on holida . %. Mars is apparentl red because it is covered with iron o$ide; which means that there must be o$ gen in the soil. &. M friends; some of whom have finished at the 'niversit ; have gone on holida . (. The competitors; most of whom were )uite nervous; were read for the race. *. +ames Long; whose fingerprints were found in the farmhouse; was arrested. 1,. -n that cell ou"ll find /onn 0l de; whom the police have 1ust arrested. 11. The countr has now 2,, power stations; all of which are part of national network. 12. 3ew people attended last night"s meeting; which was a pit . 12. He has taken home a girl whose car is parked outside. 1!. He found a lot of postcards in the drawer; man of which are from 4aris. 15. 6here are the papers m doctor told me to take7 16. +ane Austen mentions /ath in 8orthanger Abbe ; which shows how she emplo ed her personal knowledge of places. 1&. - can"t remember the name of the person - gave the mone to. 1(. -s this the book ou asked me for7 1*. - met Mar ; who asked me to give ou this.> Mar ; whom - met; asked me to give ou this. 2,. He kept on talking about man things; none of which interested me. 2.

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Socks are things ou wear on our feet. A briefcase is something ou carr papers in. A greengrocer is someone who sells fruit and vegetables. A present is something ou give to someone. A kettle is something that heats water. Soap is something ou wash with. A target is something ou tr to hit. An artist is someone who paints pictures. A seat is something ou sit on. An umbrella is something that keeps the rain off ou. Aars are things ou use to row a boat. A mirror is something ou can see ourself in.

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1. +ohn =risham"s new novel; which was published last week; is brilliant. 2. This is the hospital where Agatha 0hristies worked. 2. Have ou got the book - lent to ou last week7 !. 8icole ?idman; whose e$Bhusband was Tom 0ruise; is a famous actress. 5. The headmaster of our school; whom - am writing a letter to; is an old friend of mine. %. The car /ill sold us runs )uite well. &. That is the song - heard on the radio this morning.

(. The p ramids of #g pt; which the have written a lot about; should not be missed. *. She e$pects me to clean the house; which is impossible. 1,. Cavid; who works for an -talian compan ; has to travel a lot for his work. 11. The eight Bnine passengers; who were /ritish; escaped without serious in1ur . 12. That"s the girl whose leg was broken in the car accident. 12. Have ou seen the 0C which>that was in m room7 1!. - am glad to hear her answers; which surprises them. 15. The Star 6ars films; which =eorge Lucas directed; are reall actionB packed. 1%. M grandfather; who died at the age of ninet ; was a vegetarian. 1&. That"s the man who rescued a bo from drowning in the river. 1(. Have ou met the students who have 1ust 1oined our class7 1*. She was not prett in an conventional wa ; which was probabl wh found her so attractive. 2,. Amsterdam; where her sister lives; is a ver friendl cit . 21. +ason; whose brother is a musician; lives in #ast London. 22. The were given a sentence which > that was )uite harsh. 22. 6hat is the name of the teacher whose class ou are in7 2!. The sugar ever one is talking about is in town. 25. -n prison the fed us on dr bread which>that was mould . 2%. He blamed me for his mistakes; which was unfair. 2&. 4eter /aile "s book; which he wrote five ears ago; became a best seller. 2(. -"ve got a friend who is a 1ournalist on a national newspaper.

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