Look at these sentences using que:
Knowing when to use qui and when to use que can be tricky for English speakers, as we often mistakenly think que only means that or which but it can also mean who or whom.
How to know when to use que (instead of qui) in French
Fortunately, there's an easy pattern to spot:
Replacing objects and people with que
Here are examples of sentences being changed so that people and objects are replaced with relative pronouns in both French and English:
I am drawing the woman -> The woman whom I am drawing.
Paul smells the flowers -> The flowers which/that Paul smells.
The baby is playing with the cuddly toy. His mum loves this cuddly toy. -> The baby is playing with the cuddly toy that his mum loves.
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