What Are Their Main Differences?
What Are Restrictive Sentences?
- 'Restrictive sentences':
are also known as essential sentences. it means they are necessary to have a complete meaningful sentence. The important thing to know is that they are not surrounded by commas, either at the beginning or at the end.
This is the hotel
Here in this example, "we spend our honey moon in" is essential for the entire sentence to make sense.
This job is all
What Are Non-restrictive Sentences?
- 'Non-restrictive sentences':
are also known as non-essential sentences. It means if we omit them from the sentence, it does not make any harm to the meaning of the sentence. Thus, They are put between two commas. One at the beginning of the clause and one at the end.
My birthday cake,
Spoken English Language
In spoken English, most of the time you do not follow every single rule. So, it is ok to use both 'which' and 'that' as relative pronouns in non-restrictive or restrictive clauses
When to Use Which and That?
Since the only difference between 'which' and 'that' relies on what kinds of sentences they are used in; Let us explain them through examples to clarify them.
This is the book
British English Flexibility
In British English
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