Relative Pronouns of People and Things


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Introduction

Zamjenice [pronouns] su riječi koje se koriste umjesto imenica kako bi se izbjeglo njihovo ponavljanje {vidi Pronouns – Subject, A1 Level}.

Odnosne zamjenice [relative pronouns] se koriste u odnosnim rečenicama. Označavaju ljude ili stvari zamjenjujući subjekt u glavnoj rečenici kako bi se izbjeglo njegovo ponavljanje u odnosnoj rečenici {vidi Pronouns – Relative, A1 level}.

Form

Relativne zamjenice whom i whose dolaze nakon imenica.

Example

Whom

  • I called the salesman from whom I bought this watch.
  • This is the woman to whom I wanted to speak.
  • The people, for whom they were waiting, have arrived.

Whose

  • Helen, whose father is a baker, lives in an industrial city.
  • This is the painter whose statue is in the main square of the city.
  • This is my cousin whose clothes shop has the most expensive clothes.

Use

Whom i whose se koriste u odnosnim rečenicama. Definiraju i identificiraju subjekt te pružaju dodatne informacije o njemu.

  • Whom se koristi kad želimo znati tko ili što je subjekt koji prima radnju;
  • Whose se koristi kad želimo znati kome nešto pripada.

Summary

Odnosne zamjenice [relative pronouns]  whom i whose se koriste u odnosnim rečenicama te za izbjegavanje ponavljanja subjekta glavne rečenice u odnosnoj rečenici. Oboje se odnose na subjekt te dolaze ispred imenica.

Naprimjer:
— “I am dating the girl whom I met at the restaurant.” = Whom se odnosi na girl.
— “The girl, whose brother owns this restaurant, is Italian.” = Whose se odnosi na girl.

Pregledajte sadržaj u odjeljku [Form] te bacite pogled na odjeljak [Example] koji pokazuje njegovu upotrebu unutar konteksta.

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