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    inside the room he was speaking

    Hi folks,

    I ran across this sentence in some online news: TVs set to cable news inside the room he was speaking began airing reports of his demise midway through his speech. Grammatically it should be either "inside the room he was speaking in" or "inside the room where he was speaking". Do you think the sentence is permissible?

    Thanks in advance.

    emp0608

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    Re: inside the room he was speaking

    You're right, the sentence is missing something. Either of your revisions would work.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Cool Re: inside the room he was speaking

    I just read this article this morning and did not realize it. Good job, emp.

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