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    correct sentence?

    Hi teacher

    I am quite sure that the following sentence is wrong...what is the correct one? I think "where" should be changed to "for whom" or am I wrong?

    ....except for five patients where the diagnosis were established on clinical signs, ......

    Thanks in advance.

    Mopsy

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    Re: correct sentence?

    No, "... patients where..." doesn't work. Maybe "5 cases where..."?
    Otherwise, I'd use, as you said, "... patients for whom", or "... by whom..."

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    Re: correct sentence?

    Dear teacher

    Thank you very much for your answer.

    Mopsy

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    Re: correct sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mopsy
    ....except for five patients where the diagnosis were established on clinical signs, ......
    It's perfectly fine. It means, cases wherein . . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    It's perfectly fine. It means, cases wherein . . . .
    Ok..now I understand...thanks a lot.

    Mopsy

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    Re: correct sentence?

    You are welcome.

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    Re: correct sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mopsy
    Hi teacher

    I am quite sure that the following sentence is wrong...what is the correct one? I think "where" should be changed to "for whom" or am I wrong?

    ....except for five patients where the diagnosis were established on clinical signs, ......

    Thanks in advance.

    Mopsy
    Shouldn't that be either "diagnosis was" or "diagnoses were"

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    Re: correct sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mopsy
    Hi teacher

    I am quite sure that the following sentence is wrong...what is the correct one? I think "where" should be changed to "for whom" or am I wrong?

    ....except for five patients where the diagnosis were established on clinical signs, ......

    Thanks in advance.

    Mopsy
    Shouldn't that be either "diagnosis was" or "diagnoses were"?

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    Re: correct sentence?

    Good eye, M56! '-ses' is correct. Thanks.

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