indefinite pronoun + relative clause (focus)

indefinite pronoun + relative clause (focus)

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Point 79 in the category of PRONOUNS is defined as:

indefinite pronouns with a relative clause to form complex noun phrases, to give focus

A search in iWeb corpus for :

. _pn1 that|which|who * *

Embedded examples come from the PELIC:


1 . ANYONE WHO WANTS TO 1201

B2/C1 student:

19668,du4,Korean,Unknown,389,5,r,2663,1,41,

Anyone who wants to discourage smoking can stop this: write a letter to the U.S. president requesting, apply same policy of cigarette in overseas like he does in the U.S. Also send carbon copy to your representatives in congress.


2 . ANYONE WHO HAS EVER 1149
3 . ANYONE WHO HAS BEEN 648
4 . ANYONE WHO IS INTERESTED 595
5 . ANYTHING THAT CAN BE 430
6 . ANYONE WHO HAS A 426
7 . ANYONE WHO DOES NOT 362
8 . ANYONE WHO DOES N’T 355
9 . ANYONE WHO TELLS YOU 343
10 . ANYONE WHO WISHES TO 332
11 . ANYONE WHO HAS HAD 329
12 . ANYONE WHO HAS SEEN 327
13 . ANYONE WHO KNOWS ME 326
14 . ANYONE WHO ‘S EVER 243
15 . ANYONE WHO TRIES TO 233
16 . ANYONE WHO WOULD LIKE 225
17 . ANYONE WHO THINKS THAT 196
18 . ANYONE WHO IS A 195
19 . ANYONE WHO DOES NT 192
20 . ANYONE WHO HAS READ 189
21 . ANYONE WHO IS NOT 185
22 . SOMEONE WHO HAS A 183
23 . ANYONE WHO HAS WORKED 182
24 . ANYTHING THAT IS NOT 181
25 . ANYONE WHO SAYS OTHERWISE 176
26 . ANYONE WHO HAS SPENT 174
27 . ANYONE WHO HAS PLAYED 171
28 . SOMEONE WHO DOES N’T 169
29 . ANYONE WHO HAS USED 165
30 . ANYONE WHO KNOWS ANYTHING 163
31 . ANYONE WHO HAS TRIED 162
32 . ONE THAT COMES TO 161
33 . SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO 158
34 . ANYTHING THAT DOES N’T 155
35 . EVERYTHING THAT CAN BE 151
36 . ANYTHING THAT YOU CAN 142
37 . ANYONE WHO ‘S BEEN 140
38 . ANYONE WHO HAS THE 140
39 . EVERYONE WHO HAS SEEN 140
40 . SOMETHING THAT CAN BE 134
41 . ANYONE WHO HAS WATCHED 126
42 . ANYONE WHO HAS ANY 124
43 . ANYONE WHO HAS AN 124
44 . EVERYTHING THAT WE DO 124
45 . SOMEONE WHO HAS BEEN 123
46 . ANYONE WHO KNOWS THE 122
47 . ANYBODY WHO WANTS TO 116
48 . EVERYONE WHO HAS EVER 116
49 . SOMETHING THAT WOULD BE 114
50 . ANYONE WHO THINKS THEY 111
51 . EVERYTHING THAT I HAVE 110
52 . SOMEONE WHO IS NOT 110
53 . ANYTHING THAT DOES NOT 109
54 . SOMETHING THAT YOU CAN 109
55 . ANYONE WHO MAY HAVE 108
56 . ANYONE WHO HAS EXPERIENCED 108
57 . EVERYONE WHO WANTS TO 108
58 . ONE THAT STANDS OUT 106
59 . ANYONE WHO SAYS THEY 105
60 . ANYTHING THAT CAN HELP 101
61 . ANYONE THAT WANTS TO 101
62 . EVERYTHING THAT YOU NEED 99
63 . SOMEONE WHO IS A 99
64 . ANYONE WHO HAS DONE 97
65 . ANYONE WHO BELIEVES THAT 95
66 . SOMETHING THAT IS NOT 93
67 . ANYTHING THAT DOES NT 92
68 . EVERYTHING THAT HAS BEEN 92
69 . ANYTHING THAT HAS A 91
70 . ANYONE WHO HAS NOT 91
71 . ONE THAT HAS BEEN 90
72 . ANYONE WHO OWNS A 89


73 . EVERYONE WHO HAS BEEN 88

13982,ff2,Chinese,Female,288,5,w,1899,1,759

Everyone who has been to Kaohsiung and Pittsburgh might say Kaohsiung [i]s an oven and Pittsburgh [i]s a freezer.


74 . SOMEONE WHO DOES NOT 88
75 . ANYONE WHO HAS N’T 87
76 . SOMEONE WHO DOES NT 87
77 . ANYONE WHO IS FAMILIAR 85

*B1 vocabulary in red



Some other examples that don’t match the iWeb corpus examples from B2 / C1 students:

3955,ak0,Arabic,Female,209,5,g,469,1,193:

Anything that happens in any part of the planet earth affects all of its inhabitants throughout the glob[e].

35681,bq8,Korean,Male,638,5,w,4597,1,1306:

Someone who has to be blamed is the dictator and some officials of North Korea, not North Koreans.

 

Level 4: (*notice that level 4 students are not quite achieving correct sentences in grammar and reading classes.) 

47496,au8,Arabic,Male,1058,4,g,6031,1,99:

Everything that the instructor had taught me it flew with the strong pushing of the air. 

46046,cc6,Arabic,Female,988,4,r,5863,1,64:

One that hooks my sight sense with my hearing sense together.

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