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    Relative clause

    I was impressed by the way ..... she did it.

    A. In which
    B. that
    (ME: that)


    This is the house .... I was born in.
    A. that
    B. which
    (ME: both)

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    Re: Relative clause

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    I was impressed by the way ..... she did it.

    A. In which
    B. that
    (ME: that) Both are possible. "that" would be more likely.


    This is the house .... I was born in.
    A. that
    B. which
    (ME: both) I'd use "that".
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    Re: Relative clause

    In the first one the answer key shows IN WHICH. In the second one, it seems you and the answer key are on the same wavelength. I suppose :


    This is the house in which I was born= This is the house which I was born in = This is the house that I was born in.


    So what's wrong with ...which..... in ?

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    Re: Relative clause

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    In the first one the answer key shows IN WHICH. In the second one, it seems you and the answer key are on the same wavelength. I suppose :


    This is the house in which I was born= This is the house which I was born in = This is the house that I was born in.


    So what's wrong with ...which..... in ?
    There's nothing wrong with it, in my opinion. Bhai said that he would use "that". I agree with him. "In which" just sounds a little cumbersome and even a little formal. Most native BrE speakers wouldn't bother with either. "This is the house I was born in".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Relative clause

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    I was impressed by the way ..... she did it.

    A. In which
    B. that
    (ME: that)


    This is the house .... I was born in.
    A. that
    B. which
    (ME: both)
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