the video <which is> coming out soon

m89138

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Dutch
Check out the video coming out soon

this is the sentence i heard but isn't that supposed to be like

Check out the video which is coming out soon

Are they both correct?
 
  • Hercules Grytpype-Thynne

    Senior Member
    English - U.S.
    Both are correct. The first sounds a bit like marketing-speak to me, but it's not incorrect. In your second sentence I'd prefer "that" to "which".
     

    m89138

    Member
    Dutch
    Both are correct. The first sounds a bit like marketing-speak to me, but it's not incorrect. In your second sentence I'd prefer "that" to "which".
    So I don't have to use which or that all the time?

    Like,"Did you see the boy who is coming?" can be "Did you see the boy coming?"

    Thanks for the answer
     

    Hercules Grytpype-Thynne

    Senior Member
    English - U.S.
    There's a difference between those two questions.

    "Did you see the boy coming?" = when the boy was coming, did you see him?
    "Did you see the boy who is coming?" = did you see the boy who can be identified as the same boy who is now coming (or will come in the future)?

    Closer to the meaning of the first question, but still different, would be:
    "Did you see the boy who was coming?" = did you see the specific boy who was coming (as opposed to some other boy)?
     
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