which clause

which clause

Created:16 Jul 2017 19:47:47 , in  intermediate


Which clause is a frequent pattern found in English language sentences that facilitates adding, modifying or extending information about inanimate objects.

The extra information starts with "which" pronoun. Which clause is placed after the noun it relates to.

Example sentences

Book which I borrowed from my local library last week is a novel written by William Faulkner.

Bunch of flowers which John received from us during yesterday's ceremony had been bought by my mother.

The lake, which you can see through the window, is artificial and was constructed for agricultural use.

Examples which have no annotation under them are considered self-evident by the author of the book.

Advertisement which we have been building since last month is an important part of a larger campaign against crime.

This post was updated on 28 Sep 2017 15:13:21

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