Use of Spanish Relative Pronouns
Relative pronouns are frequently omitted in English, but not in Spanish!
A man (that) I know speaks Italian.→Un hombre que yo conozco habla italiano.
Let's look at some examples of proper use.
I'm going to visit my friend who lives in Chile.
I haven't seen my uncle who works in Dallas.
Yesterday they saw the boy to whom they gave the book.
Those women for whom we organized the party never came.
He gave me a book, a thing which pleased me.
She was the one who gave her the box.
He who went yesterday did it.
I desire a womanservant and a manservant, and a secretary in whom I can trust.
They told us a few interesting and humorous stories with which we were much amused.
He always gave presents to the children, with which they amused themselves much.
the man whose courage is well known
I lived in a village, the name of which I have forgotten.