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    #1

    the reason which

    Hello,

    I have searched for the usage of 'which for' on the forum but could not find any entries. Could please tell me if it is OK to use 'the reason which' or not. For example:

    - Tell me the reason which you won't come.

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: the reason which

    That is not correct.

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    #3

    Re: the reason which

    Your sentence is incorrect, and your question is unclear I'm afraid!

    Are you asking about possible collocations?

    Is your question about "which for", "the reason which" or both?

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    #4

    Re: the reason which

    I just wanted to ask if we can use 'the reason which' instead of 'the reason why' or not.

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    #5

    Re: the reason which

    No.

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    #6

    Re: the reason which

    Simpler is usually better. Say:

    Tell me why you didn't come.

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    #7

    Re: the reason which

    Thanks for the answers. I think it is OK to use 'which' in this sentence:

    - The reason which you gave frustrated all.

    Am I right?

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    #8

    Re: the reason which

    Yes.

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    #9

    Re: the reason which

    And we CANNOT say this: ''The reason why you gave frustrated all.''

    This is the last question.

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    #10

    Re: the reason which

    I think we can say 'The reason why you gave up frustrated all', but I am not a teacher.

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