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Old February 01, 2013, 05:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Premium View Post
In my book, under ''"el pronombre relativo & el adverbio relativo".

Quien/quienes always referres to a person..

Que referres to a "thing".

Now, the following phrases confuse me.

- El amigo que llega mañana es árabe.
- Los turistas que visitan España vienen de todo el mundo.

Why is "que" used in these two sentences?
Your book oversimplifies because que is commonly used for people as well. My grammar book however fails to explain when you need quien(es) instead and where there is an overlap.

Last edited by Rusty; February 18, 2013 at 05:22 PM. Reason: fixed quote
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