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    Default Relative adverb where/that

    *This is the restaurant where I ate delicious soup.

    I'm wondering if the relative adverb "where" can be replaced with "that" in this sentence.
    Are there any instances in which "that" can be used as a relative adverb rather than a relative pronoun? If so, what are the rules?

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    Default Re: Relative adverb where/that

    • This is the restaurant where I ate delicious soup.
    • This is the restaurant that I ate delicious soup.


    From Relative Clauses

    A relative adverb can be used instead of a relative pronoun plus preposition. This often makes the sentence easier to understand.


    This is the shop in which I bought my bike.
    → This is the shop where I bought my bike.

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