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Chapter 12. Clauses: Kickin' It Up a Not... > Adjective Clauses: Paint by Numbers - Pg. 120

Clauses: Kickin' It Up a Notch 120 You can identify an adjective clause because it answers the adjective questions: "Which one?" or "What kind?" Here are some examples of adjective clauses: · The only one of the seven dwarfs who does not have a beard is Dopey. The adjective clause "who does not have a beard" describes the noun "one." · I found a quiet, secluded place where we can meet. The adjective clause "where we can meet" describes the noun "place." · It never rains on days when my garden needs watering. The adjective clause "when my garden needs watering" describes the noun "days." Danger, Will Robinson Place an adjective clause as close as possible to the word it describes or risk driving your readers mad with confusion. Relative Clauses: It's All Relative Adjective clauses that begin with one of the relative pronouns are also called relative clauses. Here are the relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which, and that. As you learned in Chapter 4, relative pronouns connect (or "relate"--get it?) an adjective clause to