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    #1

    whose

    Are these sentences correct:
    1-Do you know someone in whose house to stay? (... in whose house you can stay?)
    2-Do you know someone whose car to borrow? (... whose car you can borrow?)

    If "2" is correct, is the subject of "to borrow" necessarily "you"?
    Can't it also be used if someone else wants to borrow that person's car?

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    Re: whose

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Are these sentences correct:
    1-Do you know someone in whose house to stay? (... in whose house you can stay?)
    2-Do you know someone whose car to borrow? (... whose car you can borrow?)

    If "2" is correct, is the subject of "to borrow" necessarily "you"?
    Can't it also be used if someone else wants to borrow that person's car?
    "Whose" is fine but using the infinitive at the end isn't.

    Do you know someone whose house you can stay in?
    Do you know anyone whose car you could borrow?

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