Combine using relative pronouns | CBSE Class 7 English Grammar

Relative pronouns are words like who, which, that and whom.

We can combine two clauses using relative pronouns. Study the examples given below.

  • I met a girl. She was crying.
  • I met a girl who was crying.
  • This is the boy. He won the first prize.
  • This is the boy who won the first prize.
  • I have found the pen. I had lost it.
  • I have found the pen, which I had lost.

Combine the following sentences using appropriate relative pronouns.

1. This is the boy. He hasn’t handed in his work.

2. This is Maya. She teaches at a government school.

3. This is the boy. You met him last week.

4. She married a rich guy. He was much older than her.

5. These are the girls. They sing very well.

6. This is the house. It belongs to my grandfather.

7. He is honest. He is trusted.

8. I know a man. He has been to Greenland.

9. He is the doctor. He cured me of tuberculosis.

10. I know the man. He stole the goats.

11. Coal is found in many parts of India. It is a very useful mineral.

12. Here is the book. You were asking for it.

Answers

1. This is the boy who hasn’t handed in his work.

2. This is Maya who teaches at a government school.

3. This is the boy whom you met last week.

4. She married a rich guy who was much older than her.

5. These are the girls who sing very well.

6. This is the house that / which belongs to my grandfather.

7. He who is honest is trusted.

8. I know a man who has been to Greenland.

9. He is the doctor who cured me of tuberculosis.

10. I know the man who stole the goats.

11. Coal, which is found in many parts of India, is a very useful mineral.

12. Here is the book which you were asking for.

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