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    Is "aim at" ALWAYS inseparable?

    "By the spring of 2005, the Metro was the widest-read paper among the 18 to 45 urbanite audience it is aimed at." (Dennis Griffiths, Fleet Street)

    Would it be absolutely wrong or merely unnatural to write:

    "By the spring of 2005, the Metro was ... among the 18 to 45 urbanite audience at whom it is aimed.


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    Re: Is "aim at" ALWAYS inseparable?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheParser View Post
    "By the spring of 2005, the Metro was the widest-read paper among the 18 to 45 urbanite audience it is aimed at." (Dennis Griffiths, Fleet Street)

    Would it be absolutely wrong or merely unnatural to write:

    "By the spring of 2005, the Metro was ... among the 18 to 45 urbanite audience at whom it is aimed.


    THANK YOU
    It's not wrong, it is a bit formal and overly wordy though.

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    Re: Is "aim at" ALWAYS inseparable?

    Thank you very much, Moderator Bhaisahab.

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