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    Exclamation I would not live in a place where or which or that ?!

    Hello,
    Which of the following sentences are correct?! And why?! Can we always use 'where' for the locations instead of 'that' and 'which' ?!

    I would not live in a place where is far away from downtown.

    I would not live in a place which is far away from downtown.

    I would not live in a place that is far away from downtown.

    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: I would not live in a place where or which or that ?!

    "Where" does not work. The other two are fine.

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    Re: I would not live in a place where or which or that ?!

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    "Where" does not work. The other two are fine.
    Thanks. Could you please tell me Why?! I get confused about it because 'in a place' indicates a location. when can we use 'where' ?!
    Is it correct?!
    I wouldn't live in a place where it is cold.
    Last edited by nininaz; 06-Dec-2014 at 19:25.

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    #4

    Re: I would not live in a place where or which or that ?!

    Your new example works.

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    Re: I would not live in a place where or which or that ?!

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Your new example works.
    I think for using relative adverbs, it needs to play the role of adverb for the verb within the clause?!otherwise we can't use the relative adverbs.
    Could you please give me more examples of the sentences like my first examples which where or when or why is not the adverbial clause, and I can't use them as my first example.

    How about the sentence?!
    I wouldn't live in the places where they are far from downtown.
    Last edited by nininaz; 06-Dec-2014 at 21:36.

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    #6

    Re: I would not live in a place where or which or that ?!

    No, that doesn't work. Instead of "where they", use "that.

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    Re: I would not live in a place where or which or that ?!

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    No, that doesn't work. Instead of "where they", use "that.
    I wouldn't live in the places which/ that they are far from downtown. Why I need to remove "subject : They" ?!
    Last edited by nininaz; 06-Dec-2014 at 21:51. Reason: w

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    #8

    Re: I would not live in a place where or which or that ?!

    The word "they" in that sentence is not the subject. In fact, it doesn't seem to have any function at all.

    Try:

    I wouldn't live in places that are far from downtown.

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    Re: I would not live in a place where or which or that ?!

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    The word "they" in that sentence is not the subject. In fact, it doesn't seem to have any function at all.

    Try:

    I wouldn't live in places that are far from downtown.
    How about " I don't enjoy parties where/which/that everyone is crowded into one small room"? All of them are correct?!

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    Re: I would not live in a place where or which or that ?!

    'I don't enjoy a party in a crowded small room.'

    Not a teacher.

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