How to use That?



How to use That? :



THAT : (Relative Pronoun) - who or which

(1) The mistake, I made, was a serious one.
The mistake was a serious one - Main Clause
I made — Adjective Clause
(That) - (understood) - Relative Pronoun
The mistake (that) I made was a serious one.


(2) It's me that was responsible for that affair.
that - Relative Pronoun
me - Antecedent
It is me = (It is I) Main Clause
that was responsible for that affair — Adjective Clause
that - subject of 'was'.


(3) My wife is the one that knows everything about me.
that - Relative Pronoun
one – Antecedent
My wife is the one - Main Clause
that knows everything - Adjective Clause
that - subject of "knows"


(4) I didn't like the way (that) my boss spoke to me.
that - Relative Pronoun
way — Antecedent
I didn't like the way in which my boss spoke to me.


(5) I shall never forget the day that I met with an accident.
that - Relative Pronoun
day - Antecedent
I shall never forget the day when I met with an accident.


(6) Do you know the place (that) I can stay for the night?
that - Relative Pronoun
place - Antecedent
Do you know the place where I can stay for the night?


(7) That which cannot be cured must be endured.
That must be endured - Main Clause
Which cannot be cured - Adjective Clause
which - Relative Pronoun
that - Antecedent


(8) On the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt die.
On the day thou shalt die - Main Clause
That thou eatest thereof - Adjective Clause
that - Relative Pronoun
day – Antecedent
Thou – you
shalt – verb

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