When the relative pronouns ‘who ", ‘which’ or ‘that’ (in object case) are omitted the relative clause becomes a contact clause.

We leave out the relative pronoun (who/which/that) if it is not the subject in the sentence.



  • The book I gave you had many pictures.
  • The book I am reading at the moment is very interesting.
  • The town you live in is very old.
  • The sweets I bought yesterday are delicious.
  • The football match my friend played in was very exciting.




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