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    which/what

    Hi there,

    She arrived late for the meeting.....was annoying.
    a-that
    b-what
    c-which
    Which option is correct?
    Can you tell me the difference between what and which in this context, please?
    thank you

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    Re: which/what

    -It is correct to say :

    She arrived late for the meeting , which was annoying.

    Here “which” is a relative pronoun that means “She arrived late for the meeting “ .You can not use “what” in this sentence .

    - You can use “what” in this way :

    1. What she had done annoyed me .

    2.I came to see what she had done .

    => “What”is used before a noun –clause .

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    Re: which/what

    Hi everybody,
    Can you tell me something about whose, please?
    Thank you

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    Re: which/what

    1.
    - Whose car is this ? => It is David's car .

    -Whose is this ? => It is David's .


    2.

    - He is my friend . His father is a doctor . (Two simple sentences)

    =>He is my friend whose father is a doctor . (one complex sentence)

    Note: "whose" takes the place of "his"


    -John is my friend . John's father is a doctor.

    =>John is my friend , whose father is a doctor.

    Note :"whose" takes the place of "John's"
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