2006"And she formed bonds with her reasonable and low-key roommates, which might be expected, considering the reverence with which the concept of family is discussed among them."
"The agent who executes the killing does not commit homicide; he is an instrument as is the sword with which he cuts."
'Kravis thinks Berkshire, with its piles of cash and trove of publicly traded shares with which to make acquisitions, is nothing less than “the perfect private-equity model.”'
I don't understand the meaning of "with which." In the sentences above "Which" is a pronoun referring back to the nouns that it represents.
Let's look at two simpler sentences.
1...I need a reliable car with which I can get to work every day. The pronoun "which" refers back to "a reliable car".
2...The police are looking for the gun with which the victim was shot. "which" refers back to "the gun".
In your sentences "with which" has the same function. Can you tell me the nouns that "which" represents in those sentences?
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