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CBSE - IX - English

What is a relative clause?

Asked by Harshit Saini 14th September 2015, 6:27 PM
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Hi Harshit,

A Relative clause is a kind of a subordinate clause which functions as a post modifier to the head word within a phrase. 


I work for the agency which is based in Delhi.

The clause 'which is based in Delhi' describes the location of the agency thus performing the function of a a post modifier to the head word i.e. the agency.

The selected the girl who spoke confidently during the interview.

The customer who rushed into the shop was panting.

Answered by Expert 14th September 2015, 6:50 PM

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