[Grammar] who ranges from children to grandparent.

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Are these both OK?

The show had a massive audience, ranging from children to grandparents.

The show had a massive audience, who ranges from children to grandparent.
 

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Are these both OK?

The show had a massive audience, ranging from children to grandparents.:tick:

The show had a massive audience, who ranges from children to grandparent.:cross:
See above. You could say "... whose members ranged from children to grandparents."
 

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So my analysis was wrong [my second sentence]. I tough because "audience" referred to "people", we can use as I suggested.


The show had a massive audience, ranging from children to grandparents.

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an we rephrase sentence above in the following way?

The show had a massive audience. This ranged from children to grandparents.
 

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You can, but why would you want to break up a perfectly good, elegant sentence?

[STRIKE]tough[/STRIKE] thought
 

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But why would you want to break up a perfectly good, elegant sentence?
Because I want not to memorize. If I know how these kinds of sentences form, I will be able to use them in my own sentences too. However, If I just memorize them without knowing why, I will go wrong when I want to use in my own sentences.

I am wondering if the sentence after "," refers to a whole sentence comes before it, or it refers to "audience".

The show had a massive audience, ranging from children to grandparents.
 
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