- 1 Post By Loisau
Coimbra from Timor Leste
Hi I am student from Timor Leste. I am study English in Indonesia
I don't understand, in using adjective clauses to modify pronoun.
1. I have a Question. There is something......
2. He can't trust anyone. There's no one.....
3. I know some one.....
4. I listen to everything...
I hope anyone can help me explain....
Re: Coimbra from Timor Leste
Originally Posted by Loisau
***** A NON-TEACHER's COMMENT *****
(1) I know that everyone here at usingenglish. com welcomes
(2) I have learned that the teachers want people to try answering
the questions first. Then they will check your answers. OK?
(3) I hope the teachers do not get angry with me if I try to help
you with the first two.
No.1. I have a question. So maybe something like:
There is something that I do not know. (The words "that I do not know" are called an adjective clause because they explain the word "something.")
No.2 . He can't trust anyone. So maybe something like:
There is no one whom/who/that he can trust.
For regular English, "who" or "that" is OK. (Personally, I would never use
"that.") For "perfect" book English, I strongly
recommend that you use "whom." Don't worry about this. When
you learn more English, you can study more about who/whom.
(4) Why don't you try to answer the last two questions. Then
someone here will be delighted to check your answers.
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