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    Am I right??

    Try to think of what you can do now.
    Try to think of things that you can do now.
    Try to think of things which you can do now

    I think they have the same meaning and grammatically right.

    Am I right??

    When that and which are used as a relative pronoun, they are interchangeable.

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    Re: Am I right??

    "Try to think of the things..." sounds more natural to me.
    Also, to my knowledge (or rather 'feeling') 'which' as a relative pronoun can only be used in singular. So it's better to say : "Try to think of the things that...". Or you can just omit "that" at all.


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    Re: Am I right??

    Quote Originally Posted by IHIVG View Post
    Also, to my knowledge (or rather 'feeling') 'which' as a relative pronoun can only be used in singular.
    I'm sorry but your feelings mislead you in this case. Check this link;

    https://www.usingenglish.com/article...es-part-1.html

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    Exclamation Re: Am I right??

    Quote Originally Posted by sykim99 View Post
    Try to think of what you can do now.
    Try to think of things that you can do now.
    Try to think of things which you can do now

    I think they have the same meaning and grammatically right.

    Am I right?? Yes, absolutely.

    When that and which are used as a relative pronoun, they are interchangeable. Yes, of course.
    Skp

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    Re: Am I right??

    Quote Originally Posted by euncu View Post
    I'm sorry but your feelings mislead you in this case. Check this link;

    Relative Clauses - Part 1 - Articles - UsingEnglish.com
    Yes but there is not a word about plurals there. Both examples are given in singular:

    The company which made it has gone bankrupt.
    The intermission, which lasts for fifteen minutes, comes halfway through the film.

    So I have a question: can "which" be used for plurals? E.g, is it right to say :Try to think of the things which are really important now.

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