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    which are dangerous for good or evil.

    Hi teachers,

    "which are dangerous for good or evil." in the sentence below is describing "vested interests" or "ideas"? Thanks.

    "But, soon or late, it is ideas, not vested interests, which aredangerous for good or evil. "


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    Re: which

    Ideas

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    Re: which

    Quote Originally Posted by idiotmike View Post

    "which are dangerous for good or evil." in the sentence below is describing "vested interests" or "ideas"?

    Is "which are dangerous for good or evil" in the sentence below describing "vested interests" or "ideas"?


    Please note the correct way to ask your question, idiotmike.

    We don't just write a declarative sentence and put a question mark at the end.
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    Re: which

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post

    Is "which are dangerous for good or evil" in the sentence below describing "vested interests" or "ideas"?


    Please note the correct way to ask your question, idiotmike.

    We don't just write a declarative sentence and put a question mark at the end.
    Hi Rover_KE,

    Thanks for correcting my mistake. Could you let me know if I have any grammatical mistakes in the sentence below? Thank you.

    Hi Tdol,

    Thank you so much for your help. Could you explain further why it is referring to "ideas", but not "vested interests"?

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    Re: which

    Your question to Tdol is correct.

    The phrase 'but not vested interest' is a parenthetical phrase — with commas before and after.

    I have lengthened your original title to make it more helpful. A single relative pronoun doesn't make a good title.

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