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    Hello!
    Someone said that the preposition "next to" can be separated out as the following.
    The man to whom I stood next was big.
    Is that all right, please?

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    No.

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    It sounds rather unnatural, but I think "The man next to whom I stood was big" is grammatical.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 01-Jul-2013 at 20:51.

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