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Relative/Adjective Clause

18 Jun

 

A. Relative/Adjective Clause

Relative /adjective clause is a clause that modified noun.

Relative Pronoun:
• who > subject (person) : I, you, they, we, she, he
• whom > object (person) : me, you, them, us, him, her
• whose > milik (person) my…., your…., their…., our…., his…., her….,
• which > benda/binatang : subject/object
• that > orang/binatang/benda : subject/object (informal)
• of which the > milik (benda/binatang) : its…., their….,
• where > place
• when > time

 

Example
a. As Subject
1. The boy is kind. He sits under the tree.
 The boy who/that sits under the tree is kind.
Note: that (informal)
is (p)
kind (complement)

2. The boy is kind. You helped him yesterday.
 The boy whom/that you helped yesterday is kind
Note: whom/that bisa dihilangkan.
is (p)
kind (complement)

3. The boy is kind. You borrowed his car last week.
 The boy whose car you borrowed last week is kind
Note: The boy whose car you borrowed last week (subject)
is (p)
kind (complement)

4. The room is hot. We study in it.
 The room (which/that) we study in is hot
 The room (in which/where) we study is hot
Note: The room (in which/where) we study (subject)
is (p)
hot (complement)

b. As Object/Complement
1. I like the girl. He loves her very much.
 I like the girl whom he loves very much.

2. I have a cat. Its fur is nice.
 I have a cat of which the fur is nice.

3. I like Harry Potter. It is very popular movie.
 I like Harry Potter which is very popular movie.

Source: My note

 
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