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3. As long as he lives, he would never forget the words which his father told him on his deathbed.
You choice of defining relative clause is fine. I would change 'lives' to 'lived' and 'told him' to 'said to him'. I would probably use 'that' rather than 'which'; in informal conversation I'd use nothing.
http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/as...g-clauses.htmlWhen the honorable teacher here says "I would probably use 'that' rather than 'which'" that means the words that come after are essential, restrictive clause. As a result, which has no place here. Again, is "his father told him on his deathbed" a restrictive clause, please?
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