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    Question The rumor ____ he is connected with the crime is spreading fast in the company.

    The rumor ____ he is connected with the crime is spreading fast in the company.
    (A) that (B) which (C) what (D) how

    Ans: (A)

    Why is "(B) which" not a choice in this sentence?

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    Re: The rumor ____ he is connected with the crime is spreading fast in the company.

    'Which' would need to be followed by (for example) '...alleges that'.

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    Re: The rumor ____ he is connected with the crime is spreading fast in the company.

    Quote Originally Posted by simile View Post
    The rumor ____ he is connected with the crime is spreading fast in the company.
    (A) that (B) which (C) what (D) how

    Ans: (A)

    Why is "(B) which" not a choice in this sentence?

    Thanks in advance.
    "That" and "which" can be relative pronouns and can sometimes be interchangeable. But this sentence needs a conjunction, a role that "which" cannot provide.

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