Use of the words that and who.

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Is it correct to use the word that when talking about a person(s) or should you use who. Ex: Everyone that takes the class will pass.

asked Sep 13 '11 at 02:48 Janna Pierce New member

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Nothing wrong with using 'that' for a person, but not if you name them: "There is the doctor that operated on my leg," but  " There is Doctor Jones, who operated on my leg."

link comment answered Sep 13 '11 at 04:52 Mark Heyne Contributor
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that is basically used in questions or after the superlative degrees, only, all etc.

 

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Oxford Collocation Dictionary for students of English

link comment answered Sep 13 '11 at 09:55 Rahul Gupta Expert

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