What do who/that refer to? They refer to, or we could say they relate to, the words right before them: “guys” in the first sentence, “girls” in the second sentence. And what kind of word is “who”: noun or pronoun?
...what purpose in the clause does the “who/that” serve? ... who/that aren’t too serious. ... who/that have a sense of humour. In the relative pronoun clause... Is it a verb? No. Is it an adjective? No. Is it an object? No.
[This is the same as asking “What kind of guy/girl do you like?” Again, notice the relative pronouns . Again, notice what the relative pronouns refer to. Again, notice the 2 clauses.
What purpose in the clause does the “who/that” serve? verb? adjective? subject? object!!
“ I’d prefer someone who/that I could talk to easily.” What is it the object of? What action will the object (that is, the someone) receive? talk! In this sentence... I’d prefer a guy/girl that I have fun with.
Find the relative pronoun clause.
Decide what the relative pronoun is.
Decide what it refers/relates to.
What is the action that relative pronoun will receive?
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I’d prefer a guy/girl that I have fun with. relative pronoun clause relative pronoun what it refers/relates to what action it’s going to receive (be the object of)