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The apple on the table that I bought two months ago looks rotten now.

1. "That" refers to the apple

2. "That" refers to the table.

3. Either 1 or 2 according to context.

I would choose option 3 because there's no context.

Is my thinking right?

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fire1 Either 1 or 2 according to context.

Yes. The sentence is ambiguous on that point.

CJ

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To CalifJim

Thank you very much.

I have one more question. Could you help me once again? I wonder what "that" and "which" refers to in these sentences below and whether there are grammatical errors in these sentences.

1. There is a coffee stain on the seats in the car that are made of artificial leather.

2. There is a coffee stain on the seats in the car that my wife left while having coffee.

3. There is a coffee stain on the seats in the car, which are made of artificial leather.

4. There is a coffee stain on the seats in the car, which my wife left while having coffee.

What are your answers?

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CJ

CalifJim

What are your answers?

Remember, on this forum the students have to try to answer first.

CJ

These are my answers

1. There is a coffee stain on the seats in the car that are made of artificial leather.

"that" is referring to "the seats"

2. There is a coffee stain on the seats in the car that my wife left while having coffee.

"that" is referring to "a coffee stain"

3. There is a coffee stain on the seats in the car, which are made of artificial leather.

"which" is referring to "the seats"

4. There is a coffee stain on the seats in the car, which my wife left while having coffee.

"which" is referring to "a coffee stain"

Are my answers correct?

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Yes. The ones with "are" were the easiest. The last words "coffee" and "leather" were also good clues.

CJ