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    #1

    Salsburg is the city The Sound of Music was filmed in.

    Is this sentece correct? Doesn't "which" have to be inserted between "city" and "the"?
    I think these are possible, but the example is rare.
    1.Salsburg is the city where The Sound of Music was filmed.
    2.Salsburg is the city which The Sound of Music was filmed in.
    3.Salsburg is the city in which The Sound of Music was filmed.

    ex)Salsburg is the city The Sound of Music was filmed in.

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    Re: Salsburg is the city The Sound of Music was filmed in.

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Is this sentece correct? Doesn't "which" have to be inserted between "city" and "the"?
    I think these are possible, but the example is rare.
    1.Salsburg is the city where The Sound of Music was filmed.
    2.Salsburg is the city which The Sound of Music was filmed in.
    3.Salsburg is the city in which The Sound of Music was filmed.

    ex)Salsburg is the city The Sound of Music was filmed in.
    Nope, what they have used is correct.

    It could also be done as 'Salsburg is the city where The Sound of Music was filmed'.
    I'm not a teacher yet, but I am studying a Bachelor of Education with an English Literature major at Charles Sturt University, in NSW, Australia.

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    Re: Salsburg is the city The Sound of Music was filmed in.

    Will you people please spell Salzburg right?

    Rover

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    Re: Salsburg is the city The Sound of Music was filmed in.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Will you people please spell Salzburg right?

    Rover
    I didn't actually look up the country. :)
    I'm not a teacher yet, but I am studying a Bachelor of Education with an English Literature major at Charles Sturt University, in NSW, Australia.

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    Re: Salsburg is the city The Sound of Music was filmed in.

    Quote Originally Posted by HanibalII View Post
    I didn't actually look up the country. :)
    Salzburg is a city, not a country .

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    Re: Salsburg is the city The Sound of Music was filmed in.

    Quote Originally Posted by Chicken Sandwich View Post
    Salzburg is a city, not a country .
    Oh wow....Goes to show I know nothing about the globe. :D
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    Re: Salsburg is the city The Sound of Music was filmed in.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Will you people please spell Salzburg right?

    Rover
    It helps to remember the spelling if you pronounce it right. If you do, you might - mistakenly - write 'Saltsburg', but at least you'd be making an effort!

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    Re: Salsburg is the city The Sound of Music was filmed in.

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    It helps to remember the spelling if you pronounce it right. If you do, you might - mistakenly - write 'Saltsburg', but at least you'd be making an effort!

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    But at least you'd be closer to it etymologically!
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    #9

    Re: Salsburg is the city The Sound of Music was filmed in.

    The "in which... was filmed" is also perfectly correct, just less natural.
    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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    #10

    Re: Salsburg is the city The Sound of Music was filmed in.

    Quote Originally Posted by HanibalII View Post
    Oh wow....Goes to show I know nothing about the globe. :D
    You used to state that you are not a teacher...yet.

    Have you qualified?

    Rover

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