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  1. Member
    English Teacher
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      • Chinese
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      • Taiwan
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    • Join Date: Apr 2010
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    #1

    Smile sentence combination

    Dear teacher,

    How to combine the following two sentences into one?

    1. I just watched the movie on TV's HBO channel.

    2. The last scene of the movie is set in the urban district of Istanbul.

    I tried to do it as:

    (a) I just watched the movie whose last scene is set in the
    urban district of Istanbul on TV's HBO channel.

    or

    (b) I just watched the movie on TV's HBO channel whose last scene
    is set in the urban district of Istanbul.

    Which is acceptable, (a) or (b)?

  2. Junior Member
    Academic
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      • Native Language:
      • English
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      • Canada
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      • Germany

    • Join Date: Mar 2010
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    #2

    Re: sentence combination

    Hello Contiluo,
    Version A is correct whether written or spoken. Version B format is often heard in informal conversations and understood but suggests that the last scene of TV's HBO channel is located in the urban district of Istanbul.

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