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    find the mistake

    My cousin ,that is a research chemist, works in the food industry.

    I think that will be who.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: find the mistake

    Quote Originally Posted by nado92 View Post
    My cousin ,that is a research chemist, works in the food industry.

    I think that
    will should be who.

    Thanks in advance.


    You're absolutely right. It should read:

    My cousin, who is a research chemist, works in the food industry.

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    Re: find the mistake

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    You're absolutely right. It should read:

    My cousin, who is a research chemist, works in the food industry.
    Thanks. Could you please give me a reason?

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    Re: find the mistake

    Quote Originally Posted by nado92 View Post
    Thanks. Could you please give me a reason?
    Because when you are referring to a human being, you use who. When referring to an animal or an inanimate object, you use which.

    My brother, who is very tall, is a basketball player.
    My boss, who is very rich, has a big house.
    Your uncle, who has grey hair, has blue eyes.

    The cat, which is black and white, has fish for breakfast.
    The table, which only has 3 legs, falls over very easily.
    The candles, which smell of vanilla, are on the mantelpiece.

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    Re: find the mistake

    Thanks.
    But where is that ?

    That can be used with people and things.Why can't we use it here?

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