Relative Clauses/Relatives (with solutions)

Exercise 1:

1 – The man didn’t sound English. He speaks to the passengers.

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2 – The man was hanged. He had been found guilty.

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3 – Aspirin is the only thing. It will make your headache better.

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4 – A person is sitting comfortably. He is sitting on a sofa like this one.

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5 – Tom is the kind of person. He never listens to anyone’s advice.

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6 – The man is Roger Crowley. His car was stolen from outside his house.

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7 – Everyone notices the man. He is wearing a Windsor shirt.

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8 – Len is giving a big party. He has finally found a new job.

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9 – Laura has gone to see the doctor. She hasn’t been feeling well lately.

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10 – Malcom is very keen  on sport. He also does a lot of photography.

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11 – The man was wearing his best suit. He was coming for an interview.

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12 – People don’t easily get any help. They are in need.

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13 – The young people will walk most of the time. They are going on holiday.

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14 – Some teenagers had been made redudant. They were used to work hard.

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15 – They were studying for their final exams. The exams were very difficult.

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16 – He gets all the money he can from his parents. Such a thing is revolting.

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17 – I’ve read an article. It mentions all the poorest countries in the world.

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18 – The environmental movements began years ago. They are doing their best to save our planet.

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19 – Britain only recycles 2% of all rubbish. This is a very reduced amount.

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Exercise 2:

1 – These are the glasses. I’ve lost them.

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2 – He’s got a book. It is full of funny stories.

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3 – I know a girl. Her father is a good surgeon.

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4 – Do you know the man? He lives next door.

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5 – The man was Bill. He telephoned yesterday.

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6 – The food is very expensive. He likes it.

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7 – That’s the ship. We travelled on it.

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8 – Everything was my fault. It happened.

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9 – The man was a good mechanic. His house was next to mine.

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Resolution:

Exercise 1:

1 – The man who/that spoke to the passengers didn’t sound English.

2 – The man who/that was found guilty was hanged.

3 – Aspirin is the only thing that/which will make your headache better.

4 – A person who/that is sitting on a sofa like this one is sitting comfortably.

5 – Tom is the kind of person who/that never listens to anyone’s advice.

6 – The man whose car was stolen from outside his house is Roger Crowley.

7 – Everyone notices the man who/that is wearing a Windsor shirt.

8 – Len, who has finally found a new job, is giving a big party.

9 – Laura, who hasn’t been feeling well lately, has gone to see the doctor.

10 – Malcom, who also does a lot of photography, is very keen  on sport.

11 – The man who/that was coming for an interview was wearing his best suit.

12 – People who/that are in need don’t easily get any help.

13 – The young people who/that are going on holiday will walk most of the time.

14 – Some teenagers, who were used to work hard, had been made redudant.

15 – They were studying for their final exams, which were very difficult.

16 – He gets all the money he can from his parents which is revolting.

17 – I’ve read an article that/which mentions all the poorest countries in the world.

18 – The environmental movements that/which are doing their best to save our planet began years ago.

19 – Britain only recycles 2% of all rubbish, which is a very reduced amount.

Exercise 2:

1 – These are the glasses I’ve lost.

2 – He’s got a book that/which is full of funny stories.

3 – I know a girl whosefather is a good surgeon.

4 – Do you know the man who lives next door?

5 – The man who telephoned yesterday was Bill.

6 – The food he likes is very expensive.

7 – That’s the ship we travelled on.

8 – Everything that happened was my fault.

9 – The man whose house was next to mine was a good mechanic.

Font: Brush Your Grammar

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