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    aysaa is offline Senior Member
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    relative clause but omit which

    Hi,

    -A clause is a group of words which contains a finite verb but (which) can't occour in isolation.

    Is the relative pronoun 'which' coming after 'but' necessary, or is that understandable if omitted?

    Thanks.

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    Re: relative clause but omit which

    Quote Originally Posted by aysaa View Post
    Hi,

    - A clause is a group of words which contains a finite verb but (which) can't occour occur in isolation.

    Is the relative pronoun 'which' coming after 'but' necessary, or is that it understandable if omitted?

    Thanks.
    I prefer it with "which" but it would still be understandable without it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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