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  1. true will's Avatar
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    #1

    where/which/when

    which the right choice please
    * This is the town ____ I was born in.
    a) where
    b) when
    c) which


    *This is the town ____ I was born.
    a) where
    b) when
    c) which

    i see both of sentences have a little difference that is (in) after born so is my answer right , please ?

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    #2

    Re: where/which/when

    Quote Originally Posted by true will View Post
    1. This is the town ____ I was born in.
    a)where X
    b) when
    c) which


    2. This is the town ____ I was born.
    a) where

    b) when
    c)which X
    'Where' as a relative means roughly 'in which'. Thus, 'where' is not appropriate in #1, because of the 'in', and it is appropriate in #2.

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