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    Which/That

    I was asked by a fellow teacher if he might substitute "THAT" for "WHICH" in the following sentence:
    "Although we complain about the heavy rains and bad weather, it is this precipition, WHICH gives us the lush green grass and varied crops."
    Is there something about the plurality of "rains & weather", or are they interchangable?

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    Re: Which/That

    Certainly you may substitute 'that' for 'which' in the sentence, in my opinion (there may well be others) 'that' is better in this case.


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    Re: Which/That

    'that' is the correct conjunction, not 'which'.

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    Re: Which/That

    I agree David, but I have learned from experience that on this site, there may well be others who would argue differently.


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    Re: Which/That

    I will still assert my opinion...and either tackle any conflicting arguments..........or eat humble pie and be better informed in the future!

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