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alt : relative_clauses_exercise_1.pdf © 2010 www.perfect-english-grammar.com May be freely copied for personal or classroom use. www.perfect-english-grammar.com Defining Relative Clauses Exercise 1 Make one sentence from the two short ones. The sent ence in italics should become the relative clause. The relative pronoun is the subjec t of the relative clause. 1. She worked for a man. The man used to be an athlete . ___________________________________________________ ____________ 2. They called a lawyer. The lawyer lived nearby . ___________________________________________________ ____________ 3. I sent an email to my brother. My brother lives in Australia. ___________________________________________________ ____________ 4. The customer liked the waitress. The waitress was very friendly. ___________________________________________________ ____________ 5. We broke the computer. The computer belonged to my father . ___________________________________________________ ____________ 6. I dropped a glass. The glass was new . ___________________________________________________ ____________ 7. She loves books. The books have happy endings . ___________________________________________________ ____________ 8. They live in a city. The city is in the north of England . ___________________________________________________ ____________ 9. The man is in the garden. The man is wearing a blue jumper . ___________________________________________________ ____________ 10. The girl works in a bank. The girl is from India. ___________________________________________________ ____________ 11. My sister has three children. My sister lives in Australia. ___________________________________________________ ____________ 12. The waiter was rude. The waiter was wearing a blue shirt . ___________________________________________________ ____________ 13. The money is in the kitchen. The money belongs to John. ___________________________________________________ ____________ 14. The table got broken. The table was my grandmother’s . © 2010 www.perfect-english-grammar.com May be freely copied for personal or classroom use. ___________________________________________________ ____________ 15. The television was stolen. The television was bought 20 years ago . ___________________________________________________ ____________ 16. The fruit is on the table. The fruit isn’t fresh. ___________________________________________________ ____________ © 2010 www.perfect-english-grammar.com May be freely copied for personal or classroom use. Answers: 1. She worked for a man who / that used to be an athle te. 2. They called a lawyer who / that lived nearby. 3. I sent an email to my brother who / that lives in A ustralia. 4. The customer liked the waitress who / that was very friendly. 5. We broke the computer which / that belonged to my f ather. 6. I dropped a glass which / that was new. 7. She loves books which / that have happy endings. 8. They live in a city which / that is in the north of England. 9. The man who / that is wearing a blue jumper is in t he garden. 10. The girl who / that is from India works in a bank. 11. My sister who / that lives in Australia has three c hildren. 12. The waiter who / that was wearing a blue shirt was rude. 13. The money which / that belongs to John is in the ki tchen. 14. The table which / that was my grandmother’s got bro ken. 15. The television which / that was bought 20 years ago was stolen. 16. The fruit which / that isn’t fresh is on the table. To download the pdf, simply point your cursor to the pdf above: 1) wait for the download button to show up at the top. OR 2) right click your mouse, then click "save as".