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    #1

    That's [superlavite form] ... I have ever [verb]

    Hello.

    For instance:

    That's the most boring film what I've ever seen.
    That's the most boring film that I've ever seen.
    That's the most boring film which I've ever seen.

    In my book Raymond Murphy omitted bold words, but I want to know which is right.

    I've been saying for all my life "what". Is it correct?

    Thanks in advance.
    Last edited by Boris Tatarenko; 17-Oct-2013 at 17:58.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: That's [superlavite form] ... I have ever [verb]

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    Hello.

    For instance:

    That's the most boring film what I've ever seen.
    That's the most boring film that I've ever seen.
    That's the most boring film which I've ever seen. less frequent

    In my book Raymond Murphy omitted bold words, but I want to know which is right.

    I've been saying for all my life "what". Is it correct?

    Thanks in advance.
    Pete

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    Re: That's [superlavite form] ... I have ever [verb]

    'That's the most boring film I've ever seen' is the best and most natural version.

    Of your alternatives I'd only accept 'that'.

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    #4

    Re: That's [superlavite form] ... I have ever [verb]

    My life will never be the same.
    I've used a wrong past of speech for all my life.
    What is "that" in my sentences? What kind of part of speech?
    Thanks.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: That's [superlavite form] ... I have ever [verb]

    "That" and "which" sound fine. We would not use "what" in a complex sentence if we have a noun or noun phrase(here it is a noun complement) before it.
    PS: I am still a student... .

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    Re: That's [superlavite form] ... I have ever [verb]

    What is "that" in my sentences? What kind of part of speech?
    demonstrative pronoun

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    Re: That's [superlavite form] ... I have ever [verb]

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    demonstrative pronoun
    I would call it a relative pronoun. It introduces a relative clause.

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    Re: That's [superlavite form] ... I have ever [verb]

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    I would call it a relative pronoun. It introduces a relative clause.
    There's only one instance of that as relative pronoun, MikeNewYork. The other three are demonstrative pronouns, as already established by Rover_KE.

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    Re: That's [superlavite form] ... I have ever [verb]

    Quote Originally Posted by engee30 View Post
    There's only one instance of that as relative pronoun, MikeNewYork. The other three are demonstrative pronouns, as already established by Rover_KE.
    I thought that "that" was what he was referring to.

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    #10

    Re: That's [superlavite form] ... I have ever [verb]

    Well, that makes two of us - I also initially thought that that was the case. But I refrained myself from commenting on that, and took a second look to make sure I was right not to.

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