Defining Relative Pronouns Answers

Defining Relative Pronouns Exercise - answers

1.

That's the girl who spoke to me yesterday.

2. What's the name of the book (that) you want me to read?
What's the name of the book (which) you want me to read?
What's the name of the book you want me to read?
3. The hotel we stayed in was very expensive.
The hotel (which) we stayed in was very expensive.
The hotel (that) we stayed in was very expensive.
The hotel where we stayed was very expensive.
We stayed in a hotel which was very expensive.
4. The house I rent is very small.
The house (which) I rent is very small.
The house (that) I rent is very small.
I stay in a house which is very small.
5. The car which was stolen was a BMW.
The car that was stolen was a BMW.
6. The man who died of a heart attack smoked forty cigarettes a day.
The man who smoked forty cigarettes a day died of a heart attack.
7. That's the building where I work.
8. That's the boy whose mother works in the post office.
9. The businessman was very rich. I saw him last night.
The businessman (whom) I saw last night was very rich.
The businessman (who) I saw last night was very rich.
The businessman (that) I saw last night was very rich.
10. That's the dog whose owner is French.

 

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