Relative Clauses – Detailed Expressions

Relative Clauses – Detailed Expressions; It is used to give extra information about the nouns in the main clause, without starting another sentence. A relative clause starts with a relative pronoun.


Relative Clauses in English

who / thatSubject or object pronoun for peopleThat’s the woman who bought my house.
which / thatSubject or object pronoun for ANIMALS or THINGSThe horse which Mary was riding is very friendly and beautiful.
whereRefers to a PLACEWe found the wood where I used to go.
whenRefers to a TIME expressionI will never forget the day when I graduated.
whosePOSSESSION for people, animals and thingsThe mother whose child is missing is very sad.