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    Lightbulb who ranges from children to grandparent.

    Are these both OK?

    The show had a massive audience, ranging from children to grandparents.

    The show had a massive audience, who ranges from children to grandparent.

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    Re: who ranges from children to grandparent.

    Quote Originally Posted by yi-ing View Post
    Are these both OK?

    The show had a massive audience, ranging from children to grandparents.

    The show had a massive audience, who ranges from children to grandparent.
    See above. You could say "... whose members ranged from children to grandparents."
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: who ranges from children to grandparent.

    So my analysis was wrong [my second sentence]. I tough because "audience" referred to "people", we can use as I suggested.


    The show had a massive audience, ranging from children to grandparents.

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    an we rephrase sentence above in the following way?

    The show had a massive audience. This ranged from children to grandparents.

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    Re: who ranges from children to grandparent.

    You can, but why would you want to break up a perfectly good, elegant sentence?

    tough thought

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    Re: who ranges from children to grandparent.

    But why would you want to break up a perfectly good, elegant sentence?
    Because I want not to memorize. If I know how these kinds of sentences form, I will be able to use them in my own sentences too. However, If I just memorize them without knowing why, I will go wrong when I want to use in my own sentences.

    I am wondering if the sentence after "," refers to a whole sentence comes before it, or it refers to "audience".

    The show had a massive audience, ranging from children to grandparents.

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