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That & Which

That - is used with restrictive phrases; restrictive phrases are phrases that are essential to the sentence

  • The shirt that you lent me is in my bag.
  • The food store that I go to all the time is closed today.
  • The house that I wanted to buy has been sold.
  • The house that I bought was a good deal.

Which - is used with non-restrictive phrases; non-restrictive phrases are phrases that state non essential information

  • The shirt, which is red is in my bag.
  • The house,which I didn't want to buy has been sold.
  • The store, which is near my house is not open today.
  • The books, which I did not buy is still on sale.

Tip1: A non-restrictive phase can be omitted from the sentence.

Tip2: A comma is placed before the word "which".


Types Of Determiners

No Article

A - An - The

A & An The Quiz

Much & Many

Much & Many Quiz

No & None

No & None Quiz

What are determiners?

That - This - These - Those

This & These Quiz

That & Those Quiz

Another Other The Other

Proximal Demonstratives

Distal Demonstratives

Interrogative Determiners

What are quantifiers?

Some & Any

Some & Any Quiz #1

Some & Any Quiz #2

Someone & Anyone

That & Which