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    #1

    clauses - urgent

    Hi,
    can I say

    It was done on his initiative, who is.........
    By who is i describe him on whose initiative it was done.

    if i can say so, is it formal or informal, or stylistically neutral? and do i need a comma in that case?

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    Re: clauses - urgent

    Quote Originally Posted by vanveen View Post
    Hi,
    can I say

    It was done on his initiative, who is.........
    By "who is" I describe him on whose initiative it was done.

    If I can say so, is it formal or informal, or stylistically neutral? And do I need a comma in that case?
    I suggest, "It was done on the initiative of ......."

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    Re: clauses - urgent

    It was done on his initiative, who is......... Not good.
    As bhaisahab said: "It was done on the initiative of the Director General"

    or

    It was done on his initiative. He is, after all, the boss. Something like that.

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