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    anussky is offline Newbie
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    Unhappy non-defining relative clauses

    Is it possible tu use "that" in non-defining relative clauses?? yes/no why??

    Thanks a lot!

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    Re: non-defining relative clauses

    Why would you want to?

    Brit. Eng.:
    The simple answer is, yes, if you wish to use incorrect grammar.
    The trouble is, the use of 'that' in a non-defining relative clause will stick out like a sore thumb - far more than using 'which' with a defining relative clause, because the use of 'which' instead of 'that' is a common mistake!
    Last edited by David L.; 07-Apr-2009 at 04:47.

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