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    #1

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    Hello teachers.
    This sentence is in my textbook.
    Friendship is a two-side affair; it lives by give-and-take, and no friendship can last long which is all give on one side and all take on the other.
    What does WHICH replace in the above sentence, please?

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    #2

    Re: Which

    The antecedent of 'which' is 'friendship'.

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    #3

    Re: Which

    Can I rewrite it as follows, Piscean?
    Friendship is a two-side affair; it lives by give-and-take, and no friendship
    which is all give on one side and all take on the other can last long.

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    #4

    Re: Which

    Yes.

    It should be 'a two-sided affair'.

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    #5

    Re: Which

    I think "give" and "take" in the last part should be in gerund form.

    Friendship is a two-sided affair; it lives on give-and-take. No friendship which is based on only giving on one side and taking on the other can last long.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: Which

    Thank Piscean. Once again, can I rewrite it as follows?
    Friendship is a two-sided affair; it lives by give-and-take, and no friendship
    in which all give is on one side and all take is on the other can last long.
    Last edited by Enjoyenglish; 11-Aug-2016 at 11:54.

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    #7

    Re: Which

    It's fine as it is.

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