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    Can I say "It is on the table where I found my book"?

    Hi everyone.
    I'd like to know your opinions on this.
    My take is it's correct to say so. I feel there is a slight difference between "It is ... where..." and "It is ... that..." and sometimes we can only use the later. But it's just a feeling and it may well be wrong.
    Many thanks
    Richard

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    Re: Can I say "It is on the table where I found my book"?

    Quote Originally Posted by cubezero3 View Post
    Hi everyone.
    I'd like to know your opinions on this.
    My take is it's correct to say so. I feel there is a slight difference between "It is ... where..." and "It is ... that..." and sometimes we can only use the later. But it's just a feeling and it may well be wrong.
    Many thanks
    Richard
    If you are saying that you found your book on the table, it is incorrect. If, however, you are saying that something else is on the table where your book was found, it's possible.
    "It is on the table that I found my book" is not a very natural way to say it.

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