Unit 10.1

I Pronomi Relativi


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Introduction

I pronomi [pronouns] sono parole usate per evitare la ripetizione di un sostantivo.

I pronomi relativi [relative pronouns] si usano per introdurre una frase relativa.

Form

I pronomi relativi si riferiscono a persone o cose sostituendo il soggetto espresso nella proposizione principale per evitare la ripetizione nella frase relativa.

I principali pronomi relativi sono: which, who e that.

Example

Which

  • We are waiting at the bus stop, which is near the supermarket.
  • She is an air hostess for the airline which Mary works for.
  • We are going on a train which has free internet.

Who

  • I am the one who parked the car.
  • He is the man who went by foot.
  • They are the men who carried out suitcases.

That

  • I bought the mobile phone that you told me about.
  • The ship that I went on yesterday was great.
  • These are the streets that were designed by my friend.

Use

L’uso dei pronomi relativi:

Relative Pronouns People Things
Which x
Who x
That

Which e that si usano per aggiungere informazioni secondarie/aggiuntive. Which puó essere usato per evitare la ripetizione di that (a volte quest’ultimo puó essere omesso).

Summary

I pronomi relativi [relative pronouns] si usano per introdurre le frasi relative. Si riferiscono a persone o cose sostituendosi al soggetto, espresso nella principale, in modo da evitare che venga ripetuto nella relativa.

Essi sono: which, who e that.

Per esempio:
— “This is the restaurant which has an Italian menu.” = Which si riferisce alle cose.
— “The man who owns this restaurant is Italian.” = Who si riferisce alle persone.
— “The man that owns this restaurant is Italian.” / “This is the restaurant that has an Italian menu.” = That si può riferire sia a persone ché a cose.

Rivediamo questo contenuto nella sezione {Form}. Dai un’occhiata alla sezione {Example} che mostra il suo uso in un contesto.

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