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    #1

    He was closest to the ground.

    a) -Where was the dog closest? -He was closest to the ground.
    b) --Where was the dog? -He was closest to the ground.
    c) - How was the dog? -He was closest to the ground.


    Question: Which one is natural to native speakers?

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    #2

    Re: Which one is natural to native speakers?

    Quote Originally Posted by Maggie Q View Post
    Question: Which one is natural to native speakers?
    None.
    Try:
    Where/what was the dog closest to? He was closest to the ground.


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    #3

    Re: Which one is natural to native speakers?

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    None.
    Try:
    Where/what was the dog closest to? He was closest to the ground.

    thank you

    'Where was the dog closest?' Right? (I mean, no 'to' following 'closest')

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    #4

    Re: He was closest to the ground.

    Please note that I have changed your thread title.


    Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.
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    #5

    Re: Which one is natural to native speakers?

    Quote Originally Posted by Maggie Q View Post
    thank you

    'Where was the dog closest?' Right? (I mean, no 'to' following 'closest')
    No, it's not right without to.

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