Unit 85. Relative clauses (2) – clauses with or without who/that
Look again at these examples from Unit 84
The man who lives next door is very friendly, (or that lives)
Where are the eggs that were in the refrigerator? (or which were)
In these sentences who and that are subjects of the verbs in the relative clauses: the man lives next door, the eggs were in the refrigerator. You cannot leave out who or that in these sentences.
Sometimes who and that are objects of the verbs: