Relative pronouns exercise

December 29, 2011pdf

Complete the following sentences using appropriate relative pronouns.

1. Have you got anything …………………….. belongs to me? (that / which)

2. This is Mr. Mathews, …………………….. is joining us next week.

3. Ruth, …………………….. does my hair, has moved to another hairdresser’s. (who / that)

4. I hope the little ……………………….. I have done has been useful. (that / which)

5. He got married a year later, …………………….. surprised everybody. (that / which)

6. What is the name of the fat woman …………………………. just came in. (who / which)

7. The idea ………………………… she put forward was interesting. (which / what)

Answers

1. Have you got anything that belongs to me?

2. This is Mr. Mathews, who is joining us next week.

3. Ruth, who does my hair, has moved to another hairdresser’s.

4. I hope the little that I have done has been useful.

5. He got married a year later, which surprised everybody.

6. What is the name of the fat woman who just came in?

7. The idea which she put forward was interesting.

Grammar notes

That is used instead of which after quantifiers like all, everything, something, anything, nothing, none, little, few, much, only and other superlatives.

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