Relative Pronouns - To join two sentences about the same person or thing.
- who, whose and whom – people
- which and that – things
- Used for people and after who we usually put a verb.
The boy who plays badminton is Ali.
Marina who works as a teacher is my neighbour.
- Used for inanimate things.
- After which and that we can put a verb, a noun or pronoun.
The dress which she bought is too small.
She has a ring which costs RM12, 000.
- Used to replace who,
i. used after a preposition
The old lady to whom I gave the money thanked me.
ii. as an object of a verb
The naughty boy whom the prefect caught was taken to the discipline teacher.
- Used to show possession or relationship between two words. Usually followed by a noun.
I have an uncle whose sons are all doctors.