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    "Which" as a determiner or a pronoun


    I am wondering if "which" is a determiner in the way it used in the following sentence:

    1.-"A" is used when the listeners do not know which specific instance is being referredto.

    Let us suppose "which" is a relative pronoun
    Please look at the following sentences:
    2.-Although she did not mention any names, everyone knew who she was referring to.
    3.-My husband said that he is angry because I said something mean yesterday, but I do not know what he is referring to.

    Is the usage of Who and What similar to the usage of Which in my first sentence?

    Thanks in advance
    Last edited by rojas0717; 16-Mar-2015 at 00:17.

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    Re: "Which" as a determiner or a pronoun

    "Which" is not a relative pronoun in your original sentence. It functions as a determiner/adjective and modifies "specific instance".

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