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    Cool keep business with

    Is it correct the following sentence?

    She is the daughter from the family his father keeps business with.

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    Re: keep business with

    Quote Originally Posted by Bushwhacker View Post
    Is it correct the following sentence?

    She is the daughter from the family his father keeps business with.

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    No, it's not good. "She is the daughter of the family his father is in business with" is better. I suppose that by "keeps business with" you mean "in business with"?

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    Cool Re: keep business with

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    No, it's not good. "She is the daughter of the family his father is in business with" is better. I suppose that by "keeps business with" you mean "in business with"?
    Yes, I mean that. But, please, why "the daughter of" instead of "the daughter from"?

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    Re: keep business with

    Quote Originally Posted by Bushwhacker View Post
    Yes, I mean that. But, please, why "the daughter of" instead of "the daughter from"?

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    If your father's name is George, for example, you are the son of George not the son from George.

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    Re: keep business with

    'is in business with' / 'does business with' / 'has business with' / 'has business dealing with'

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    Re: keep business with

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "She is the daughter of the family his father is in business with"
    It took a while to understand the sentence, and I think that was because I'd been expecting something linking the family to his father, like this;

    She is the daughter of the family with which his father is in business.

    And, secondly, I just can't be sure if it is correct to use which, since it is not used for people.

    Thanks for your answers in advance.

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