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    In this sentence, the writer is using six words to express a meaning where one word w

    In this sentence, the writer is using six words to express a meaning where one word will do.

    In this sentence, the meaning is understandable, but I doubt whether WHERE can be used in this way.

    WHERE as a relative pronoun can replace IN/ON/AT/TO WHICH, but in the sentence above it seems that none fits.

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    Re: In this sentence, the writer is using six words to express a meaning where one wo

    It can also mean 'for which'.

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    Re: In this sentence, the writer is using six words to express a meaning where one wo

    Quote Originally Posted by nelson13 View Post
    In this sentence, the writer is using six words to express a meaning where one word will do.

    In this sentence, the meaning is understandable, but I doubt whether WHERE can be used in this way.

    WHERE as a relative pronoun can replace IN/ON/AT/TO WHICH, but in the sentence above it seems that none fits.
    There is your "in". In this sentence, where one word will (or would) do to express a meaning, the writer is using six words.

    As you see, I have changed the order of the words in the sentence. Hope it is clearer now.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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