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    My brother that/who... (non)restrictive clause ?

    "My brother that lives in England is named John." This is a restrictive clause. But if I rewrite this sentence : "My brother, who lives in England, is named John," does it become a nonrestrictive clause ?

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    Re: My brother that/who... (non)restrictive clause ?

    Yes. The first sentence suggests that you have more than one brother; the second doesn't.

    I'd use 'called' rather than 'named'.

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