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    #1

    the technology /which/that/ the following card constitutes

    Hello all users.

    The whole sentence is:

    The work was done in one stage according to the technology which/that the following card constitutes.

    My thinking is like This:

    Since the following card constitutes the technology, it can be said that ....... technology that the following card constitutes.

    or

    ........ the technology the following card constitutes.

    Do you agree?

    Thank you.

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    Re: the technology /which/that/ the following card constitutes

    The work was done in one stage according to the technology which/that the following card constitutes.


    There are two problems with this sentence:

    1. "...work was done in one stage..." can have two meanings. Either the work typically is done in several stages, but this time the entire project was completed in only one stage because of this special card; or it could mean that several steps are still in place, and the passage refers to one of those steps where work was done in a particular way related to the card mentioned, but in other steps work was done in some other, perhaps more conventional, way.

    2. "Constitutes" means 'several things making up a whole'. A single thing like a card cannot 'make up a whole'.

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    Re: the technology /which/that/ the following card constitutes

    Do you mean this:
    The work was done in one operation using the (new) technology...
    What card is that? Technology in the form of a computer card?
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: the technology /which/that/ the following card constitutes

    Is my sentence grammatically correct?

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    Re: the technology /which/that/ the following card constitutes

    Yes.

    'One waffle climbed six fish' is also grammatically correct , but it makes no sense.

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    Re: the technology /which/that/ the following card constitutes

    I think the best thing for me to do is to transform the sentence like this:

    The work was done in one stage according to the technology the following card is part of.

    or

    The work was done in one stage according to the technology, part of which is the following card.

    What do you think?,
    Last edited by JACEK1; 09-Sep-2015 at 15:27.

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