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    pronoun

    I have read a sentence-
    "I saw a lion who was fierce"
    Is this sentence correct?If yes,why is there "who" and not "which"??
    Please, help me out

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    Re: pronoun

    Quote Originally Posted by tipu s View Post
    I have read a sentence-
    "I saw a lion who was fierce"
    Is this sentence correct?If yes,why is there "who" and not "which"??
    Please, help me out

    Not correct. The use of 'who' is reserved for human individuals. '(W)hich' and 'that' work there.

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    Re: pronoun

    Isn't "a lion who..." correct in tales?

    THE HEART OF A MONKEY from Andrew Lang's Fairy Books
    '"Well, that is a fat creature," thought she, and turned out of her path to tell the news to a lion who was a friend of hers.

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