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    Default The house (in) which I live is very large.

    1. The house in which I live is very large.
    2. The house which I live is very large.
    #1 is supposed to be correct. Is #2 also acceptable?

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    Default Re: The house (in) which I live is very large.

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    1. The house in which I live is very large.
    2. The house which I live is very large.
    #1 is supposed to be correct. Is #2 also acceptable?
    No, it's not.

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    Default Re: The house (in) which I live is very large.

    No. It needs in after live.

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    Default Re: The house (in) which I live is very large.

    I'd also say "that I live in" and not "which I live in" 100% of the time.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: The house (in) which I live is very large.

    I think I would mostly use The house I live in is very large.

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    Default Re: The house (in) which I live is very large.

    I live in a very large house.

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    Default Re: The house (in) which I live is very large.

    Show-off! I live in a small flat.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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    Default Re: The house (in) which I live is very large.

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Show-off! I live in a small flat.
    I meant it in comparison to the flat we had in Tokyo.

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