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    which

    Hi teachers,

    "One example is the release earlier this year of the Galaxy S6 smartphone. It does not seem to be selling much better than its predecessor,
    which received poor reviews, prompting a fall in Samsung’s market share."

    Could you explain the "which" in the sentence above is referring to Galaxy S6 or its predecessor? How can I tell when it is referring to
    "Galaxy S6" and when it is referring to "its predecessor"? Thanks.

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    Re: which

    I think 'which' refers to 'predecessor', which is close to the relative pronoun.
    The past tense 'received' also makes me think that 'predecessor' is the antecedent.

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