Different sentences what is the difference between these sentences? 1a)my son, who lives in Texas, is an engineer. 1b) my son who lives in Houston is an engineer. 2a) politicians who lie are to be despised. 2b)politicians, who tells lies, are to be despised. 3a) I had a cocktail, wich was very unusual. 3b)I had a cocktail that was very unusual. 4a) I've met the man I want to marry. 4b)I've the man that I want to marry. 5a)I don't know where to park the car. 5b)I don't know where I parked the answers: 1a) I think "who lives in Texas" is a explanation, the person has only one son. 1b)this person has more than one son. 2a)there are politicians that lies and politicians that doesn't lie. 2b)All politicians lie. 3a)every cocktail it's unusual. 3b)a specific cocktail is unusual 4a)this person doesn't park the car but is planning to. 4b)In this case, this person already parked the car but doesn't know where.
Dec 8, 2016 7:07 PM
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Why don't you try first, explain your answers, and then ask us for help?
December 8, 2016
Your answers are mostly good and you obviously understand the different types of clause. I have only a couple of comments: a) "my son" is ambiguous; you may have one or more sons but you are only referring to a particular one; the listener needs more context; b) it is unusual for the speaker to have any cocktail; you may have meant this.
December 8, 2016
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