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Jigneshbharati
Posted: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 4:25:18 PM
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relative pronoun is used to connect a clause or phrase to a noun or pronoun. You see them used everyday with the most common relative pronouns being: who, whom, which, whoever, whomever, whichever, and that.
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What is the grammatical form and function of "being" here?
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Posted: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 6:15:59 PM

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Jigneshbharati wrote:
relative pronoun is used to connect a clause or phrase to a noun or pronoun. You see them used everyday with the most common relative pronouns being: who, whom, which, whoever, whomever, whichever, and that.
Read more at http://grammar.yourdictionary.com/parts-of-speech/pronouns/relative-pronoun.html#DhMbBJJSA6S22z5L.99
What is the grammatical form and function of "being" here?
Thanks


being is a participial phrase, which acts as a "shortened relative clause"; it is the same as: You see them used everyday with the most common relative pronouns which are: who, whom, which...



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