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    Can i change "Of + relative clauses " to other form?

    What do you eat or drink too much of which you think you should cut down on?

    How can i change this sentence to putting the preposition "of" at the end of the relative clause or other forms?

    e.g.
    The school of which she is head is closing.
    -> The school which she is head of is closing.



    Thank you.

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    Re: Can i change "Of + relative clauses " to other form?

    Your original sentence should be two.

    What do you eat too much of? What do you think you should cut down on?

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    Re: Can i change "Of + relative clauses " to other form?

    MikeNewYork, why not cut down of?

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    Re: Can i change "Of + relative clauses " to other form?

    As usual, it's just a case of learning which preposition goes where. We use "to cut down on something" - that's the phrase.

    I want to eat more of this.
    I want to eat less of that.
    I want to cut down on that.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Can i change "Of + relative clauses " to other form?

    What do you eat or drink too much of which you think you should cut down on?
    I am not a teacher.

    The problem with the first sentence is the use of 'which'. Replace it by 'that' and it works for me. 'What do you eat or drink too much of that you think you should cut down on?'

    If you want to use 'which' you need to use 'of' twice. 'Which of the things you eat or drink too much of do you think you should cut down on?' or, 'Of the things you eat or drink too much of, which do you think you should cut down on?'

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