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    Relative Clause after Full Stop

    If we have a text to describe a situation (a job to be exact), offering certain conditions and benefits, can I start the following relative clause after a full stop: "That is what you are looking for"?

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    Re: Relative Clause after Full Stop

    "That is what you are looking for" or What is what you are looking for"? (in the next paragraph after a full stop) I am not sure about which would be the correct option.

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    Re: Relative Clause after Full Stop

    "That is what you are looking for," in your example, stands on its own as a separate sentence; it is not a relative clause. A fuller context would be helpful.

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    Re: Relative Clause after Full Stop

    Yes, Rique is right. Try rephrasing your question. I don't understand it.

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    Re: Relative Clause after Full Stop

    Imagine a commercial offer with a detailed description. Then, after the full stop: "That is exactly what you are looking for".

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    Re: Relative Clause after Full Stop

    'This is the exact thing that you are looking for.'
    Is 'that you are looking for' a relative clause?

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    Re: Relative Clause after Full Stop

    Quote Originally Posted by Jorma_1980 View Post
    Imagine a commercial offer with a detailed description. Then, after the full stop: "That is exactly what you are looking for".
    Again, "That is exactly what you are looking for" can be a stand-alone sentence as well as a relative clause, as in

    "I have found a blue jacket that is exactly what you are looking for".

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