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    Smile relative clause

    Tom doesn't talk to his girlfriend. He blamed her for stealing his money.

    How can I combine these sentences using relative clause?

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    Re: relative clause

    Hello Sups, welcome to Using English!

    Here are some sentences with relatives. Can you see which one matches the pattern of yours?

    1. There's MrQ, who gives me a lift to the station every morning.
    2. There's MrQ, whom I dislike intensely.
    3. There's MrQ, whose wife is very attractive.

    Try to do the same with your sentence, and we'll check it for you.

    MrP

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    Re: relative clause

    I think 2 is the true answer.


    I'll be waiting for your answer.Thank you.

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    Re: relative clause

    Tom doesn't talk to his girlfriend who he blamed for stealing his money.

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    Re: relative clause



    Well done!

    It's better with a comma before "who", though.

    Since the relative pronoun is the object of the verb, you can also use "whom" here. (That might be the better option in a situation where your grammar was under scrutiny in an exam, for instance.)

    Also, it would probably be more usual to put "blame" in the present tense, as "blaming" tends not to be a completed action, i.e.

    1. Tom doesn't talk to his girlfriend, whom he blames for stealing his money.

    All the best,

    MrP

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