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    Question using 'where' with the verb 'to visit'

    Dear All
    I'd like to know if this sentence is correct or not:
    "This is the place where I visited last year."
    Can we use where in this sentence with the verb 'to visit'?
    Thank you.
    Fatima

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    #2

    Re: using 'where' with the verb 'to visit'

    No, just delete it.

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    #3

    Re: using 'where' with the verb 'to visit'

    I agree with Mike.

    'This is the place that/which I visited last year.' is acceptable in my opinion. A relative 'pronoun' is required there.

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    #4

    Re: using 'where' with the verb 'to visit'

    Quote Originally Posted by Fatima287 View Post
    "This is the place where I visited last year."
    'Where' can mean 'in which place', so the above sentence means 'This is the place in which I visited last year', which doesn't sound right.

    Quote Originally Posted by tzfujimino View Post
    A relative 'pronoun' is required there.
    I think the relative pronoun is optional because the antecedent is the object of the relative clause, but I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: using 'where' with the verb 'to visit'

    To me it sounds correct eitherway.

    I'm a learner.

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    #6

    Re: using 'where' with the verb 'to visit'

    Quote Originally Posted by Fatima287 View Post
    "This is the place where I visited last year."
    I think 'where' would be correct if 'visited' was replaced with 'lived', but I am not a teacher.

    Quote Originally Posted by mawes12 View Post
    I'm a learner.
    I'm a learner but you're are not, because you're a native speaker.

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    Re: using 'where' with the verb 'to visit'

    Quote Originally Posted by mawes12 View Post
    To me it sounds correct either[space]way.
    Are you referring to the two ways in the original post or the two ways suggested in the responses?

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    Re: using 'where' with the verb 'to visit'

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I'm a learner but you're are not, because you're a native speaker.
    We're all learners, Matthew. I've been a native speaker for 75 years, and I still have a lot to learn about the language.

    I learnt two new words just a few days ago: interrobang and eximious (though I'm not planning to use either of them anytime soon).

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    Re: using 'where' with the verb 'to visit'

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I think 'where' would be correct if 'visited' was replaced with 'lived', but I am not a teacher.


    I'm a learner but you're are not, because you're a native speaker.
    I meant I'm not teacher but ok. What is your native language? If you don't want to answer it's ok.
    Last edited by mawes12; 11-Jun-2015 at 09:08.

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    #10

    Re: using 'where' with the verb 'to visit'

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Are you referring to the two ways in the original post or the two ways suggested in the responses?
    Both, the responses and original post because I read relative adverb is part of adjectival clause conjunction.

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