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Correct usage of “which”/“that” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When is it appropriate to use 'that' as opposed to 'which'? From what I understand the second sentence is correct, and the first is not. What are the ...
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That vs Which when talking about a subject [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When is it appropriate to use 'that' as opposed to 'which'? This is actually the title of a question I just asked a minute ago ::- ). While writing it, I ...
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American English: which vs that [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When is it appropriate to use 'that' as opposed to 'which'? We've had an American Americanise some phrases for us (with the point of teaching children ...
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That vs Which usage [duplicate]

Iraq was first destroyed by the U.S. military and now it's being reconstructed by the U.S. corporations, which were the cause of its deliberate destruction. Can we use that instead of which here? ...
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Should I use That or Which? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When is it appropriate to use 'that' as opposed to 'which'? I can't figure out whether to use that or which: "and initiate collaborative projects that ...
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Correct usage of *which* and *that* [duplicate]

I keep seeing written usage of which in cases where the writer clearly intends it to be restrictive. For example: "Is there a word which means whatever you want it to mean? Or has no meaning?" "It ...
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Multiple objects + relative clause [duplicate]

Which would be best / acceptable? "He saw people, animals and buildings THAT / WHICH had suffered greatly." As I see it, there are 3 subjects; people, animals and buildings. The grammar rules I know ...
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“which” vs “that” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Correct usage of which/that When is it appropriate to use 'that' as opposed to 'which'? I'm not a native English speaker and I must confess I'm quite ...
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Difference between that and which. Can that follow a comma? [duplicate]

1) Eventually, we developed a strategy, grounded in prospect theory and its associated biases like loss-aversion and availability heuristic, which exploited the tendencies of players to fold too often ...
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How to choose between “which” and “that”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When is it appropriate to use 'that' as opposed to 'which'? Sentence 1: The motorcycles with designs which involve an engine, a shaft and a gearbox, ...
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“that is” or “which is” [duplicate]

I am writing an article in BE and I try to remain formal. I have a difficulty with that and which: (meaningless sentences) We move from our old car to the truck that is his new means of ...
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Difference between “which” and “that” as subordinate conjunctions [duplicate]

What are the differences between their meanings if one use them as conjunctions? Should they be used in separate cases?
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Under what circumstances is the word “that” necessary, optional, or to be replaced with “which”? [duplicate]

When is it necessary to include "that" in a sentence? In what case should "which" be used, and is it ever optional? Some examples: I didn't know (that) you had to leave. My grandma said (that) her ...
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Using either “that contain” or “which contain” in a sentence [duplicate]

Here are the original sentences: "I completed forms that contained the person's information and a description of the problem." "I completed forms which contained the person's information and a ...
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Which should I use? That or which? [duplicate]

I am confused on the usage of "that" and "which". Would using "that" on both clauses of the following sentence be correct? Which ones should I use instead if it's not? "Why did you eat the pie that ...

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