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    Cool which or who

    Hello!

    Do we use "which" or "who" when talking about a company or association.

    It's a company which/who sells beauty products.

    It's an association which/who defends animals.

    Thank you
    W

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    which
    who

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    How about

    It's a company who sell...

    It's an association who defend...

    ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    How about

    It's a company who sell...

    It's an association who defend...

    ?
    Non-standard at best.

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    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    How about:
    It's a company who sell...
    It's an association who defend... ?
    Just as we, in Br E, can use a plural noun with such group nouns, so we can use who as a relative. I would not recommend that you use it in examinations, but you will certainly hear it.

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