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    46.cultures whose

    Many people would find it disgustin to eat rats, but there are forty -two different cultures whose peole regard rats as appropriate food."My question is why is whose used? Can we use where?Thanks!

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    Re: 46.cultures whose

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    Many people would find it disgustin to eat rats, but there are forty -two different cultures whose peole regard rats as appropriate food."My question is why is whose used? Can we use where?Thanks!
    "...42 different cultures, whose people..." the people belonging to those cultures.
    You could say: "...42 different countries, where people..."

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    Re: 46.cultures whose

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "...42 different cultures, whose people..." the people belonging to those cultures.
    You could say: "...42 different countries, where people..."
    Then what's the meaning of cultures here? Does it mean a group of people? Thanks!

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    Re: 46.cultures whose

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    Then what's the meaning of cultures here? Does it mean a group of people? Thanks!
    Have a look at this link:
    Definition of culture noun (WAY OF LIFE) from Cambridge Dictionary Online: Free English Dictionary and Thesaurus

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