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who vs that as a pronoun [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use: who/that I have seen many writers using "that" as a pronoun in cases where "who" should be used. For example, a book author says I apologize to those of you that ...
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Use of that vs who [duplicate]

Is it correct to say 'He is the one that did it' instead of saying 'He is the one who did it' ?
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Would one say “…a vendor who…” or “…a vendor that…”? [duplicate]

What is the correct way to form a relative clause after the word "vendor" in the following sentence? Our machines are serviced by a third party vendor who checks the machine during regular service. ...
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What to use : “that” or “who”? [duplicate]

Consider this sentence : "I was going down the hill and on my step down I saw a guy who appeared to be disguised". "I was going down the hill and on my step down I saw a guy that appeared to be ...
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“Who” as applied to non-human animals [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use “who” vs. “that” ‘Which’ applied to brute animals Is the use of "who", as applied to non-human animals, ever considered grammatically correct? Would it be correct ...
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Do you use 'who' or 'that' when referring to people [duplicate]

There were 10 people who went to the store, vs. There were 10 people that went to the store. Can we not consider reversing the subject and verb to ask a question and thus aid us in clarifying the ...
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Who and That : Pronouns or Relative Pronouns [duplicate]

I read a submission in a newsletter about grammar. Part of the article discussed the use of who and that. The reader is told to use who as a pronoun for references to people and that as a pronoun for ...
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There are more people that have done … or who have done? [duplicate]

I know that that is used for things and who for people, but in some cases, I can't really explain why, but I'm hesitating between: There are 4 more people that have watched the film #2 than people ...
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Using 'that' with 'who', 'whom', 'which' [duplicate]

A child that, who becomes A child that becomes A child who becomes A child who, that becomes Which is more appropriate and which ones are wrong if any? The problem is not if they are ...
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Should you use “who” or “that” when talking about multiple people doing something?

Which of the following is correct? There were 10 people that went to the store. There were 10 people who went to the store. Edit: Which of the following is correct? There were 10 ...
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People who is or People who are [closed]

I want to know if which one is correct, for example I want to say: "The people who is in charge of this process" or "The people who are in charge of this process". I'm a bit confused because of the "...
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Relative pronouns, “that” or “who”, for type of person

A non-native speaker is asking ... Which should you use, 'which' or 'that,' in the following statement? Since this is mainly talking about the types of persons (within 'her'), you might use 'that,' ...
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Should I use 'that' 'which' or 'who' in this sentence?

Boys don't play with dolls that they know for a long time, unless they see another boys playing with them. Well it means that boys sometimes boys are not interested in a girl ...
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Which is correct: “staff that may have this information” or “staff who may have this information”? [closed]

Should I use 'who' or 'that' in the following sentence? Any information you have, or any leads to staff who may have this information would be very much appreciated. Any information you have, ...
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Parsing the sentence “the number of people…”

Here's a sentence I randomly thought of: The number of people [who/that] don't give way to buses is staggering. This sentence got me thinking about grammar and sentence structure and thus prompted ...

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