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The city, which
I know I have already psoted some questions about relative clauses and gotten great answers but all of a sudden, another question pops up, so please do not get upset with my dragging questions.
I know that the meaning of the two sentences below is the same.
"London, which we visited last spring, was exciting= The city which I visited last spring was exciting".
However, problem is that if speakers or writers already know which city or there is only one they are talking about in the context. Can I say or write like this "The city, which I visited last spring, was exciting". The city is not modified because the city implies "London" itself without relative clasue's modifiying and they already know it each other.
So, my point is that depening on speakers or writers' view, three sentences can be written as those forms and tell the same meaning?
1. London, which we visited last spring, was exciting.
2. The city which I visited last spring was exciting.
3. The city, which I visited last spring, was exciting.
Thanks a lot in advance all the time.
Last edited by sky3120; 23-Feb-2012 at 03:43.
Re: The city, which
Originally Posted by sky3120
Context is important. Please provide enough for us to be able to deal effectively with your question.
Your thread title should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.
If you just want to know the meaning of a word, try OneLook Dictionary Search first.
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