difference between cuál and lo que

LilouC1Kwiziq community member

difference between cuál and lo que

Hello, in cases where cuál means what, is there a difference between cuál and lo que ?

Thanks !

Asked 1 year ago
GarryA2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

"lo que" more correctly means "that which" while "lo cual" implies "which". In american English the difference between them all is difficult to translate.

InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Lilou

"lo cual" can mean the same as "lo que", for example:

Mi hermano sacó mejores notas que yo, lo que me fastidió mucho.

My brother got better results than me, which I found very annoying.

Mi hermano sacó mejores notas que yo, lo cual me fastidió mucho.

My brother got better results than me, which I found very annoying.

Using lo cual is a bit more formal than lo que.

Saludos

Inma

difference between cuál and lo que

Hello, in cases where cuál means what, is there a difference between cuál and lo que ?

Thanks !

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