that vs which

that which

Definitions

  • 1) philosophy Something being indicated that is there; one of those.
  • 2) standard in negative constructions So, so much; very.
  • 3) degree To a given extent or degree; particularly.
  • 4) SeeunderFor,prep.
  • 5) SeeunderIn,prep.
  • 6) Usedforwhoorwhich.
  • 7) demonstrative That aforementioned quality.
  • 8) The (thing) being indicated (at a distance from the speaker, or previously mentioned, or at another time).

Definitions

  • 1) An occurrence of the word which.
  • 2) Specifically, a movable wagon-box.
  • 3) A chest.
  • 4) Redundantforwhich.
  • 5) relative Who; whom; what (of those mentioned or implied)
  • 6) A interrogative , used both substantively and adjectively, and in direct and indirect questions, to ask for, or refer to, an individual person or thing among several of a class; See the Note under What, pron., 1.
  • 7) A compound relative or indefinite , standing for any one which, whichever, that which, those which, the … which, and the like.
  • 8) A relative , used esp. in referring to an antecedent noun or clause, but sometimes with reference to what is specified or implied in a sentence, or to a following noun or clause (generally involving a reference, however, to something which has preceded). It is used in all numbers and genders, and was formerly used of persons.
  • 9) obsolete Of what sort or kind; what; what a; who.
  • 10) What, of those mentioned or implied (used interrogatively).
  • 11) interrogative What one or ones (of those mentioned or implied).
  • 12) now dialectal Used of people (now generally who, whom or that).
  • 13) relative The one or ones that.
  • 14) relative the one mentioned

Examples

  • 1) Why that is the case is more difficult to understand.
  • 2) We thought that was funny so we put it in the show!
  • 3) He is so serious about this that he has planted an olive tree outside his office.
  • 4) Yet he feels that improves his business.
  • 5) The two men were angry that demonstrators had blocked a road they were driving down.
  • 6) that is just how it is.
  • 7) You've got to be bigger than that.
  • 8) There are many aspects of this case that are directly relevant to church treasurers.
  • 9) You can use any images that suit you.
  • 10) We have learnt that monetary policy is not like that.
  • 11) It could just be that you make really bad movie choices.
  • 12) Unlimited tariffs do not give us that currency.
  • 13) Why do we always feel that murder makes a victim public property?
  • 14) The other big one is that international commodity prices have risen steeply.
  • 15) Who else are you going to get to do that?
  • 16) The trouble is that the cumulative effect of those clashes build.
  • 17) The idea is that drivers will come and have a chat.
  • 18) Forget that argument about footballers earning too much money.
  • 19) Odd to think that it was only last month.
  • 20) Doctors wondered whether the fact that they were wearing wigs was connected.
  • 21) There is concern that rising public frustration will increase instability.
  • 22) It was also about the use that cultures made of ambassadorial myths to assert their superiority.
  • 23) They mean they like you that size because it makes them feel better about themselves.
  • 24) It may therefore be presumed that the time will come to make there a very large and rich settlement.
  • 25) The audience kept laughing at things that weren't funny.
  • 26) The bad news is that the new show is a very hit-and-miss affair.
  • 27) It's quite funny to think that a plank of wood can feel panic.
  • 28) I would say that now is really one of the happiest times in my life.
  • 29) In all seriousness, I'm still not convinced that Aus is *that* bad.
  • 30) I know you've given this a lot of thought, so I don't expect to change your mind..that said, if there's any way that Pam and I can pay the favor forward and help with the logistics.
  • 31) So while Verne ignored the inconvenient fact that the mountain was a glacier and said crater was non-existent or rather under ice, he wasn't *that* free with the name.
  • 32) I am very much aware that by now you must be thinking 'oh bloody hell, there is *that* woman again'.
  • 33) For me, having a 50,000-70,000 word manuscript that needs *that* much editing is daunting.
  • 34) But no mainstream Biblical scholar would ever dream of looking at the way that Luke/Acts never says Jesus had a brother called James and applying the criterion of embarrassment to *that* silence.
  • 35) I know that clicking through to the full post isn't *that* big of a deal, but it's way more convenient to not have to.
  • 36) It's interesting to note that even apologists like Eddy and Boyd in «The Jesus Legend» admit that the language of those verses are «arguably un-Pauline» and that those verses are the only reference in the entire genuine Pauline letters «that positively requires us to accept that Paul viewed Jesus as a recent historical person» p.211.
  • 37) I've been really mulling this over, *are* there comments that might not be *that* hurtful to me?
  • 38) ‘that's a hawk atop the big rock.’
  • 39) ‘that's a nice necklace.’
  • 40) ‘Who's that in the corner?’
  • 41) ‘that's my best friend over there behind the counter.’
  • 42) ‘Hello, is that the police?’
  • 43) ‘This one is bigger than that.’
  • 44) ‘I like this better than that.’
  • 45) ‘Ivy mentioned going with the flow; I realised that only recently?’
  • 46) ‘We were having a little understeer in the beginning and then we were working that out.’
  • 47) ‘that's the sort of thing you paid your money to hear, and those are just two adjacent songs from one album.’
  • 48) ‘Life is going good but I am sure you don't want to hear about that so on with the story!’
  • 49) ‘Some people look at his art as cute or fun, but those are surface observations.’
  • 50) ‘There may have been other games, those are the only we heard about on the grapevine.’
  • 51) ‘So those are things that I observed and told myself that I could work more on.’
  • 52) ‘We will be hearing a lot more about that as we move to the Committee stage of this bill.’
  • 53) ‘Well, like anything it has its positive and negative points but we'll get to those in a bit.’
  • 54) ‘As an aside, those are two of the toughest acts to nail down in the world of acoustic music these days.’
  • 55) ‘We get hundreds of those in the US, we get hundreds in Europe, we get a lot of them in China.’
  • 56) ‘It will be worth being at the gig just for the chance to hear some of that.’
  • 57) ‘Ask any woman what men keep in their sheds and they'd be bound to mention those.’
  • 58) ‘The steps which are imperative are those that would wipe out the disease completely.’
  • 59) ‘The underlying theme of the works is dreams, in particular those that have been lost.’
  • 60) ‘If you are a beginner, as we all were at some point, ask and learn from those that have lifted for a while.’
  • 61) ‘Thus, their amplitudes diminish with distance more slowly than do those of body waves.’
  • 62) ‘His sharp features were those of a predator and his eyes regarded Tim with a calculating glint.’
  • 63) ‘Officers have to search for volunteers with similar features to those of the suspect.’
  • 64) ‘The temperature measured in this way is representative of that of the growing zone.’
  • 65) ‘We all hear about things that go on and generally it is the same people involved over and over.’
  • 66) ‘After a few hours of working in silence I heard a sound that immediately awoke my mind.’
  • 67) ‘Next time you're looking at those pretty penguins, make sure you keep your distance.’
  • 68) ‘All I could hear were the birds, a stream and the distant sounds of those sheep.’
  • 69) ‘Every single one of those hornets is frenziedly furious and you're the cause of their ire.’
  • 70) ‘You'll know that only one of those two groups mentioned Glasgow in their lyrics.’
  • 71) ‘She couldn't say this was less significant than those incidents, because this was a new kind of pain too.’
  • 72) ‘You want to take another look at the game and in particular those incidents.’
  • 73) ‘He should progress both with age and distance and those two wins last summer have left a lasting memory.’
  • 74) ‘For the purposes of this application it is only necessary to refer to some of those provisions.’
  • 75) ‘It is only in those cases that the cases are actually referred to the independent body.’
  • 76) ‘Some of those issues raised have already been referred to the panel for decisions.’
  • 77) ‘For reasons to which I have referred already I would reject each of those criticisms.’
  • 78) ‘I think it is only necessary for me to refer to a very few of those cases.’
  • 79) ‘All we have are words, and with those words we want to inspire the patriotic heart that beats in all of us.’
  • 80) ‘At that time we made strong representations about the way the decision was made.’
  • 81) ‘There were no more positive adjectives could fit into my life since that one was so strong.’
  • 82) ‘Now if you can hear those words and not want to know the context, you're a better person than I.’
  • 83) ‘You can hear those guys from miles away and that's why there is such an outpouring of people.’
  • 84) ‘If they want to hear those songs, they will get them but they'll also get my new solo songs.’
  • 85) ‘The appeal from that decision was heard by an independent appeal panel of three members.’
  • 86) ‘She couldn't remember where she'd heard that saying, but it seemed to be a good one.’
  • 87) ‘The right to give opinions does not extend to a right to have those opinions heard.’
  • 88) ‘Those who had heard those contents were said to have been white and shaking afterwards.’
  • 89) ‘The judge heard those witnesses on more issues than were canvassed in this appeal.’
  • 90) ‘The conversion was a formality in line with much of that which had gone before.’
  • 91) ‘You never had a single advocate other than those paid for through legal aid.’
  • 92) ‘If they don't fall asleep themselves, then those observing them certainly would.’
  • 93) ‘It's assured, beautiful and an immediate classic, according to those have heard it.’
  • 94) ‘The evidence is there and we will continue to demand a fair hearing until those in power sit up and listen to the truth.’
  • 95) ‘We are looking for women who could work as signers for those with hearing impairments.’
  • 96) ‘Attitudes are learnt through observation of those in relative power or seniority.’
  • 97) ‘We have heard quite specifically that there will be further devolution for those that have not got it.’
  • 98) ‘Everyone in town knew her name, and all the men, even those with wives of their own, fell in love with her.’
  • 99) ‘All those that we spoke to about this allegation had heard the story from someone else.’
  • 100) ‘No evidence was heard but I did give those present a chance to put their views forward.’
  • 101) ‘The woman's head bobbed up and down at hearing our names, and those at the table looked on with open mouths.’
  • 102) ‘There are those among us who will go anywhere to hear a revival of a musical.’
  • 103) ‘Among those on trial are his first wife, two children, a son-in-law and a cousin.’
  • 104) ‘Yet all the major religions have very specific positive teaching on charity towards those in need.’
  • 105) ‘Alice said that both Ken and his wife Peggy were always willing to give a hand to those in need.’
  • 106) ‘Police did not release the names of those involved as they asked not to be identified.’
  • 107) ‘The power of any empire, country or company comes from those at the bottom that support it.’
  • 108) ‘The time is good for businessmen and those in the agriculture sector to embark on a new venture.’
  • 109) ‘His faculties are still with him as he still can see, hear and converse with those around him.’
  • 110) ‘This is the seat that he lost in one of those beautiful moments from previous elections.’
  • 111) ‘She could feel those strong hands shifting her body so that she was facing him.’
  • 112) ‘Had he been born with those strong muscles of his or had he somehow developed them when he was growing up?’
  • 113) ‘The actress will reveal just what goes on inside that turbaned head!’
  • 114) ‘No word yet on whether their own children will bunk off that Swiss finishing school or French lycée.’
  • 115) ‘He was that rare bird, a significant figure in two fields, both art and science.’
  • 116) ‘His parting words echoed through her mind as she replayed that last scene by the car.’
  • 117) ‘You know that last two inches, and the tomato sauce then drips off your lip onto your lovely white shirt.’
  • 118) ‘Christmas is a licence to kick back, shrug off that British reserve and enjoy ourselves.’
  • 119) ‘With Rangers so many points behind it maybe lacked that cutting edge for their supporters.’
  • 120) ‘Since that last time, they have had an engineer out who sorted out the line noise.’
  • 121) ‘If you don't have that defensive base, then you will find it hard to get results.’
  • 122) ‘Over the last week Katharine and I would have done anything to hear snoring that loud again.’
  • 123) ‘He does not even think he is that much better in the saddle than previously.’
  • 124) ‘Then he heard that bigger prawns were to be found in Libya, and set out immediately.’
  • 125) ‘Someone observed that there is never any singing at the funeral of an atheist.’
  • 126) ‘My observation is that only a small number of cars move from their spaces during the working day.’
  • 127) ‘This observer has to conclude that something is wrong with the clocks on the train.’
  • 128) ‘My observation for this week is that there is nothing like a deadline to get the house tidy.’
  • 129) ‘The fact that most of us stayed the distance is by far more to chance than skill.’
  • 130) ‘He said what had surprised him was that many of those arrested had no previous convictions.’
  • 131) ‘He added that there had never been any mention of miners being shifted to other pits.’
  • 132) ‘My understanding is that there are a number of teaching and non-teaching jobs at risk.’
  • 133) ‘You understand that there's no way to test this to see if the signal is actually going out.’
  • 134) ‘It also means that stronger areas like Glasgow can help lift up less well organised areas.’
  • 135) ‘Common sense would suggest that there ought to be a strong presumption in favour of the family.’
  • 136) ‘It was argued that there must be read into this agreement an obligation on the publisher to act in good faith.’
  • 137) ‘He may find that once he comes through this he will be stronger and his life may take a different turn.’
  • 138) ‘If you have someone like her, the other dancers can see that there is somebody whom they can emulate.’
  • 139) ‘When she tested it, she was distressed to see that those whom she sought were on her bed, not at camp.’
  • 140) ‘He is expected to argue that there must instead be major reform to the law on recovering debt.’
  • 141) ‘Our preconception that British television is the best in the world is simply not true.’
  • 142) ‘The insurers have found that many suspect claims are dropped as soon as concerns are raised.’
  • 143) ‘Villagers fear that future generations will not be able to make out the details.’
  • 144) ‘The reason for this is that getting a phone line installed in this area can take up to two years.’
  • 145) ‘One of the major reasons for this is that I have been upset by a number of occurrences.’
  • 146) ‘The reason given is that this area already contains a high proportion of affordable housing.’
  • 147) ‘The first assumption is unproven for the simple reason that viewers are rarely given a chance.’
  • 148) ‘The reason is that tomorrow Marky and I are off to America for two and half weeks.’
  • 149) ‘The reason is that your state pension is taxable, but it is paid gross before tax is deducted.’
  • 150) ‘The reason is that costs for the industry are going up and so are the financial pressures.’
  • 151) ‘that is for the simple reason that the leader has not given them a strategy to split over.’
  • 152) ‘The official reason given is that the facility needs to be closed for essential maintenance.’
  • 153) ‘Another reason is that we've lost rather a lot of faith in pension funds themselves over the years.’
  • 154) ‘I had my sword fencing class the next day, so that might be a reason to actually wake up.’
  • 155) ‘In his view the reason was that the suggestions were based on assumption rather than evidence.’
  • 156) ‘The reason was that he was extremely musical and showed great talent for the violin.’
  • 157) ‘The reason could be that in the past I have taken a long time to score my runs.’
  • 158) ‘The reason is that he and his boss have taken on this new project and they work day and night on it.’
  • 159) ‘My second reason is that this point has come to the fore very late in the day.’
  • 160) ‘The reason they are not yet down is that, before any action can be taken, a legal process has to be followed.’
  • 161) ‘One reason stars become stars is that they are highly talented and charismatic.’
  • 162) ‘One reason for the current Martian invasion is that the planet is currently so close to the Earth.’
  • 163) ‘The reason we gritted yesterday afternoon is that it is better to salt the roads before the snow falls.’
  • 164) ‘The result is that you pay too much tax in the months before your birthday and too little in the months after.’
  • 165) ‘It's all over and above contract, but the result is that kids here tend to be a bit more respectful.’
  • 166) ‘The result is that he resolves to return to his true calling: the writing of fiction.’
  • 167) ‘The result is that it takes longer to adjust to a shock and requires a stronger policy response.’
  • 168) ‘The result is that more rainfall records are broken at this time of year than at any other.’
  • 169) ‘The result is that anyone who hacks into the database does not see the grade of any individual student.’
  • 170) ‘The result is that getting to the common functions and then being able to use them is quick and easy.’
  • 171) ‘The result is that the branched molecule is reduced to a form like a lopped tree.’
  • 172) ‘The result is that the stone suffers from the adverse effects of weathering or decay.’
  • 173) ‘The result is that the two outer whorls are petals and the two inner ones are stamens.’
  • 174) ‘The result was that he had a home where he and his wife were happy and contented.’
  • 175) ‘Reports say the surge was so strong that parked cars were thrown around like toys.’
  • 176) ‘It's for that reason that we decided to extend this opportunity to district farmers.’
  • 177) ‘So these are some of the reasons that Americans get a bad press elsewhere in the world.’
  • 178) ‘that gallery is not the only reason that Southwark and the Borough are booming.’
  • 179) ‘It is for this reason that I support the introduction of a law to ban them from public sale and public use.’
  • 180) ‘It is for this reason that they despised death and even showed themselves superior to death.’
  • 181) ‘They quickly offer their apologies, and hope and pray that their careers are not ruined.’
  • 182) ‘We can only hope and pray that all troops are indeed home by Christmas.’
  • 183) ‘It is hoped that those with plots at the graveyard will do a bit of cleaning up before the Mass.’
  • 184) ‘Let's hope that this huge international company keeps faith with the city of Rowntree.’
  • 185) ‘Just once before I go I hope that I catch her on a good day on the train, rather than always in the lift.’
  • 186) ‘We hope that everyone will find a place for the candle and the prayer card on their table.’
  • 187) ‘It is hoped that the visitor centre will be opened by the Queen before the Commonwealth Games.’
  • 188) ‘Let's hope that it continues to provide more facilities to enrich the lives of young people.’
  • 189) ‘Its purpose is to ensure that the public authorities closest to the citizens are consulted.’
  • 190) ‘It is hoped that a climbing club may be able to use the wall in the future.’
  • 191) ‘We are hoping that the pier will be fully opened within two weeks but some of the rides may take longer to replace.’
  • 192) ‘I do hope that you will continue to give it the support it so rightly deserves.’
  • 193) ‘It is hoped that some of the employees already made redundant will be re-employed.’
  • 194) ‘I just hope that it doesn't mean someone at home is going to die to keep the stats even.’
  • 195) ‘I'm sure many of you knew her well, and can only hope that the joy she gave freely to all is some solace to each of us now.’
  • 196) ‘We are hoping that things are going to proceed as we were told they would be.’
  • 197) ‘The hope had been that their rivalry and competitive edge would ignite a spark between them.’
  • 198) ‘He only hoped that he would do one in the near future and do some justice to the kids.’
  • 199) ‘The club is hoping that this year will see more people than ever taking up tennis and joining the club.’
  • 200) ‘We hope that, come rain or shine, you'll be there to help make sure they're a success.’

Examples

  • 1) which in many cases was exactly what happened.
  • 2) He makes a player feel good about himself which is very important.
  • 3) There were messages on his phone from two footballing figures which stood out.
  • 4) But which one offers the best value?
  • 5) He then sends them to a lab for tests which tell him which fertiliser to use to produce a good harvest.
  • 6) But there is other news, which you may be missing.
  • 7) which way the car steers depends on how it is programmed to trade off people's lives.
  • 8) It is left to cure for a set number of days, after which they pull the shutters off and seal it.
  • 9) which is the case with energy supply.
  • 10) Most pastors enter situations in which people remember the past and problems exist.
  • 11) Offers are subject to availability which may be strictly limited.
  • 12) We arrive at the point beyond which no cars may go.
  • 13) In basketball the aim is to score and you have various methods which you use.
  • 14) To survive panic we need good relationships which reassure us.
  • 15) What fun not to know which direction any sentence will take.
  • 16) You have withheld the advantages which you must know to have been designed for him.
  • 17) Either way people remember the team which won.
  • 18) It is not permitted to say things about others which are not true and which might cause harm.
  • 19) You are leaving a big club which is used to winning trophies and coming to one without the history or size.
  • 20) This new architecture means a new approach to garden design and one in which planting will play a secondary and supporting role.
  • 21) The next major advance was the introduction of checks, which lowered transactions costs still further.
  • 22) This only takes a couple of minutes, after which you can take your time alone.
  • 23) Place your bets on which of the two Derby resemble more.
  • 24) Sure, you can construct textbook cases in which protectionism benefits an economy.
  • 25) Not that they referred to it as anything else, which may partially be the point.
  • 26) After which they scowl, or punch the air.
  • 27) The three writers produced a skeleton script with the outline of a narrative, which allowed room to improvise on set.
  • 28) which is not saying much.
  • 29) Regulatory changes over the past two years have forced investment providers and advisers to be more transparent about costs, which has boosted competition.
  • 30) He also launched an initiative in which used cooking oil was converted into biodiesel fuel to power the company's vans in Britain.
  • 31) Last year, Mr. Pinault revealed a major strategic overhaul under which PPR will gradually exit its retail business,  which includes everything from electronics to children's clothing and which has been too dependent on the French market.
  • 32) *Replaces top of cranium…lessee..which iz occiput adn which iz frontal?
  • 33) HILLARY IS PART OF THE PLAN…..which is why she is receiving more campaign contributions from defense contractors (bomb, guns, tank manufacturers, etc.) than any other candidate….even republicans….(remember Hillary was the head of her college Republican Chapter) which is why she voted to invade Iraq…..then voted to invade Iran.
  • 34) _Vanguard, Explorer, Discoverer; Pioneer III, _ which discovered the Van Allen layer in 1958, and _Pioneer IV, _ which went zooming past the Moon the following year and took up a solar orbit, and _Mariner II, _which got within twenty-one thousand miles of Venus in 1962, and _Ranger_ and _Surveyor_ and all the rest.
  • 35) The only way to do this seems to be to get published by a publisher that does not have an "SF" line if you can, which is what I am doing with the forthcoming _The Druid King -- _which, ironically enough, by its content could have easily enough been published within the genre.
  • 36) They invented the glagolitic alphabet—from which the Cyrillic derives (See 865) —which came to be used in various Slavonic languages and was later restricted to liturgical books; hence Cyril and Methodius are regarded as founders of Slavonic literature.
  • 37) The ground for this popular interpretation is a constitutional device which to an Englishman, if it be not offensive to say so, can only recall the well-known definition of a metaphysician as "a blind man, in a dark room, looking for a black cat, _which is not there_."
  • 38) In the course of the afternoon we visited several houses, at one of which quite a quantity of contraband stuff was found, _which was placed in our canteens_.
  • 39) -- _Study the lists above_, _and point out all the connectives in Lessons_ 80 and 81, _telling which are relative pronouns_, _which are conjunctions proper_, _and which are conjunctive adverbs_.
  • 40) ‘What do you feel about this friend and which of his or her qualities do you see in yourself?’
  • 41) ‘The game can also end if the stock runs out of cards, in which case the result is a draw.’
  • 42) ‘So we do not need to step out of the house for days, which I am so looking forward to.’
  • 43) ‘Cars go out in the first session in the order in which they finished the previous race.’
  • 44) ‘There he had a nest over the window of a house in which dwelt the writer of fairy tales.’
  • 45) ‘They return to spawn in the same stream in which they were born, and die a few days later.’
  • 46) ‘This is not to mention the trauma of fear and terror of the bombing which has no end.’
  • 47) ‘It is often used to refer to a sort of social meeting in which it is pleasant to be together.’
  • 48) ‘As we took the top out of it I found a huge nest which is what I assume was the magpie house.’
  • 49) ‘You really must have your own work area which can be cut off from the rest of the house.’
  • 50) ‘It was of average size for a house of the particular period in which it had been built.’
  • 51) ‘He spent the night in the house of the evil spirit which was no longer able to live there.’
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