A and B which...

Does what follow "which" refer to:

  1. strictly B alone?
  2. both A and B?
  • 2
    Please give real language examples. It makes a difference what "A" and "B" are, and whether there is comma intonation.
    – Greg Lee
    Dec 31, 2016 at 1:30

1 Answer 1


A and B, which ...

The antecedent of "which" in this case is ambiguous. But there are standard ways to make it clear, such as:

A and B, which is ...

The antecedent is B.

A and B, which are ...

The antecedent is A and B.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.