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Hi teachers,
My grammar book says we can use THAT as an alternative to WHO /WHOM after ALL, SOMEONE,SOMEBODY NOBODY,NO ONE, NONE, and personal pronouns (HE,SHE, I ,WE)But it does not give examples.

Can I give examples like this?:

We will accept all who / that graduated from this school.

It is I who/that will be interviewed by my boss.

Thank you in advance
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Usually we use 'who' to refer to persons, however, 'that' is also acceptable. I really like the www.dictionary.com for its explanations. Here is a clip from "that":
—Usage note 4. When that introduces a relative clause, the clause is usually restrictive; that is, essential to the complete meaning of the sentence because it restricts or specifies the noun or pronoun it modifies. In the sentence The keys that I lost last month have been found, it is clear that keys referred to are a particular set. Without the that clause, the sentence The keys have been found would be vague and probably puzzling. That is used to refer to animate and inanimate nouns and thus can substitute in most uses for who(m) and which: Many of the workers that (or who) built the pyramids died while working. The negotiator made an offer that (or which) was very attractive to the union. Experienced writers choose among these forms not only on the basis of grammar and the kind of noun referred to but also on the basis of sound of the sentence and their own personal preference.
The relative pronoun that is sometimes omitted. Its omission as a subject is usually considered nonstandard, but the construction is heard occasionally even from educated speakers: A fellow (that)lives near here takes people rafting. Most often it is as an object that the relative pronoun is omitted. The omission almost always occurs when the dependent clause begins with a personal pronoun or a proper name: The mechanic (that) we take our car to is very competent. The films (that) Chaplin made have become classics.


It is I who... is grammatically correct, but sounds unnatural to me.
I am the one who .... would be more natural.
I would never choose to use "that" in reference to myself or people I know. It is much more impersonal, and sounds "cold" and "distant"
She was the mother that murdered her children.
Often I use 'that' instead of "whom". "Whom" is becoming stilted, formal and archaic. (see the last example in the clip)
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TuongvanCan I give examples like this?:

We will accept all who / that graduated from this school.

It is I who/that will be interviewed by my boss.
Yes. That's the kind of thing your book is referring to.
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