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    Attributive Clauses

    Hello everyone,

    Does this sentence make sense: I believe your friend will certainly enjoy staying in your house where I remember is always tastefully arranged by you.

    Is the attributive clause used correctly?

    Thank you for teaching me.

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    Re: Attributive Clauses

    Quote Originally Posted by Miao.L View Post
    Hello everyone,

    Does this sentence make sense: I believe your friend will certainly enjoy staying in your house where I remember is always tastefully arranged by you.

    Is the attributive clause used correctly?

    Thank you for teaching me.
    I believe your friend will certainly enjoy staying in your house, which, I remember, is always tastefully arranged by you.

    That might seem like too many commas. But you need the comma after 'house' to introduce a non-restrictive 'which' clause; and you need the commas around the parenthetical "I remember".

    'Where' doesn't really work for your sentence. You could write:
    He will enjoy staying in the country, where, I remember, it is always sunny.
    He will enjoy staying in your house, where, I remember, it is always warm and cozy.
    Last edited by Raymott; 01-Sep-2010 at 06:56.

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