[Grammar] Am I right??

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sykim99

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Try to think of what you can do now.
Try to think of things that you can do now.
Try to think of things which you can do now

I think they have the same meaning and grammatically right.

Am I right??

When that and which are used as a relative pronoun, they are interchangeable.
 

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"Try to think of the things..." sounds more natural to me.
Also, to my knowledge (or rather 'feeling') 'which' as a relative pronoun can only be used in singular. So it's better to say : "Try to think of the things that...". Or you can just omit "that" at all.


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Try to think of what you can do now.
Try to think of things that you can do now.
Try to think of things which you can do now

I think they have the same meaning and grammatically right.

Am I right?? Yes, absolutely.

When that and which are used as a relative pronoun, they are interchangeable. Yes, of course.

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I'm sorry but your feelings mislead you in this case. Check this link;

Relative Clauses - Part 1 - Articles - UsingEnglish.com

Yes but there is not a word about plurals there. Both examples are given in singular:

The company which made it has gone bankrupt.
The intermission, which lasts for fifteen minutes, comes halfway through the film.

So I have a question: can "which" be used for plurals? E.g, is it right to say :Try to think of the things which are really important now.
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