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    navi tasan is offline Key Member
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    Default it was my uncle

    Which are correct:

    1-It was my uncle I was working for.
    2-It was for my uncle I was working.
    3-It was my uncle for whom I was working.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.

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    Default Re: it was my uncle

    The first is fine; the second is very unnatural; the third is possible, but formal.

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    Default Re: it was my uncle

    2 would work better this way:
    It was for my uncle that I was working.

    Still, it's not that natural.

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