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    #1

    In which or which

    Hello,

    I am not sure if it would be possible to place the preposition "in" at the end of the clause in the following example:

    These are the books in which my mum keeps her jewelry.

    Thus:

    These are the books which my mum keeps her jewelry in.

    Might it be possible to omit the preposition "in"?:

    These are the books which my mum keeps her jewelry.

    Thank you very much for your help.

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    Re: In which or which

    Quote Originally Posted by ratóncolorao View Post
    These are the books boxes which my mum keeps her jewelry in.
    That's fine.
    These are the books boxes which my mum keeps her jewelry.
    That isn't.

    I assume your mother did not keep her jewelry in books.

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    Re: In which or which

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post

    I assume your mother did not keep her jewelry in books.
    I think you're probably right but there are some clever ways of hiding your jewellery: Sincerely, Kinsey: Jewelry Box | DIY
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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