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Hi Guys!
I have a problem understanding antecedent of pronouns. In my knowledge the antecedent like pronoun is used in place of noun.
In a sentence besides of repeating subject name again and again we use pronoun instead, and this noun is the antecedent of pronoun. Thats all I get from my text book. However one example confuses me here:
In this sentence: "Although Edward was concerned, the report that he wrote was overwhelmingly approved".
Here surely subject Edward is the antecedent of pronoun He. However, "That" is also a pronoun (demostrative pronoun), so where is its antecedent? Is the report is it's antecedent as report is a noun?
Guys help me out here!
Thanks!
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Hi Cute572

The word "that" is a relative pronoun in your sentence. It refers back to "report" and it introduces a defining relative clause. The word "he" is the subject of the clause.
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Thank you so much for replying my question Mr Yankee!

Refers back to report... is this means that "report" would be the antecedent of relative pronoun of "that" and not Edward?

as i never come accorss yet with two antecedent in the same sentence, so thats why asking thoroghly.
Thanks!
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Right, "Edward" is not the antecedent of "that".
Keep in mind that the word "that" is not used as a demonstrative pronoun in the sentence. It is used as a relative pronoun.