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    which or who

    Hi there,

    What are the characteristics of families who acquire pets?

    We use 'who' to modify 'family'. How about 'organisation', 'church' , 'animals' and 'a dog'? Do we use 'which' or 'who' to modify the above words?

    thanks
    pete


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    Re: which or who

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hi there,

    What are the characteristics of families who acquire pets?

    We use 'who' to modify 'family'.

    Results 1 - 10 of about 333,000 English pages for "families which".

    Results 1 - 10 of about 3,970,000 English pages for "families that".

    Results 1 - 10 of about 6,970,000 English pages for "families who".

    How about 'organisation', THAT OR WHICH

    'church' THAT OR WHICH

    'animals' WHO THAT OR WHICH

    Results 1 - 10 of about 936,000 English pages for "animals who".

    Results 1 - 10 of about 881,000 English pages for "animals which".

    Results 1 - 10 of about 5,120,000 English pages for "animals that".

    and

    'a dog' WHO THAT OR WHICH

    Results 1 - 10 of about 4,390,000 English pages for "dog that".

    Results 1 - 10 of about 412,000 English pages for "dog which".

    Results 1 - 10 of about 2,320,000 English pages for "dog who".

    Do we use 'which' or 'who to modify the above words to modify the above words?

    thanks
    pete
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