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    of which ,to whom,and of whom

    I can not use these words correctly "of which ,to whom,and of whom, most of whom , most of which"

    Because I do not use them at all, I avoid using them in writing instead I write short sentences.

    Thank you.

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    Re: of which ,to whom,and of whom

    Quote Originally Posted by mrmvp View Post
    I can not use these words the following correctly: of which, to whom, of whom, most of whom, most of which.

    Because I do not use them at all, I avoid using them in writing. Instead, I write short sentences.

    Thank you.
    For example,
    I have four cars. Three of my four cars are red.
    I have four cars, three of which are red.

    He three sisters. He is always rude to them.
    He has three sisters to whom he is always rude.

    He has three sisters. Two of them are graduates.
    He has three sisters, two of whom are graduates.

    Do you think you can write examples for "most of whom" and "most of which"?
    Don't worry too much about the length of the sentence.

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    Re: of which ,to whom,and of whom

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    For example,
    I have four cars. Three of my four cars are red.
    I have four cars, three of which are red.

    He three sisters. He is always rude to them.
    He has three sisters to whom he is always rude.

    He has three sisters. Two of them are graduates.
    He has three sisters, two of whom are graduates.

    Do you think you can write examples for "most of whom" and "most of which"?
    Don't worry too much about the length of the sentence.

    Thank you so much.

    Are the following sentences correct?

    1 I have five cars all of which are practical.

    2 There are three places of which I have to visit.

    3 She made cookies most of which are delicious.

    4 I Met him in the restaurant in which we had dinner yesterday.

    5 There are three sacred mosques to which Muslims pray at ( if I say, there are three sacred mosques which Muslims pray at.Is it correct ?

    6 There are about five tourist attractions in the UAE, but three of which deserve visiting

    7I sent a message to whom you met yesterday.

    8 He killed four innocent people, three of whom are students.
    Last edited by mrmvp; 24-Jul-2017 at 18:35.

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    Re: of which ,to whom,and of whom

    #1 is missing a comma.
    #2 is doesn't work- how many do you have to visit?
    #3 is missing a comma.
    #4 is okay.
    #5 is unclear- what do you mean by "pray at"?
    #6 would be okay if you remove "but", use "major tourist attractions", change "deserve" to "are worth", and end your sentence with a full stop.
    #7 needs a space before "I". It's grammatical but very unusual.
    #8 would be okay if you change "are" to "were".

    Make the changes and post the amended sentences below.

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    Re: of which ,to whom,and of whom

    Thank you so much.

    As for number 5, What I mean by pray at is I mean people from all over the world come to pray in the three sacred mosques


    1 I have five cars,all of which are practical.

    2 There are three places, two of which I have to visit.

    3 She made cookies, most of which are delicious.

    4 I Met him in the restaurant in which we had dinner yesterday.

    5 There are three sacred mosques to which Muslims pray at ( if I say, there are three sacred mosques which Muslims pray at.Is it correct?

    6 There are about five major tourist attractions in the UAE, three of which are worth visiting.

    7 I sent a message to whom you met yesterday.

    8 He killed four innocent people, three of whom were students.
    Last edited by mrmvp; 24-Jul-2017 at 23:30.

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    Re: of which ,to whom,and of whom

    For 5, "in which Muslims pray".

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    Re: of which ,to whom,and of whom

    Or "at which Muslims pray".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: of which ,to whom,and of whom

    Quote Originally Posted by mrmvp View Post
    Thank you so much.

    As for number 5, what I mean by "pray at" is I mean people from all over the world come to pray in the three sacred mosques.


    1 I have five cars, all of which are fuel efficient. practical.

    2 There are three places, two of which I have to visit.

    3 She made cookies, most of which are delicious.

    4 I met him in the restaurant in which we had dinner yesterday.

    5 There are three sacred mosques to which Muslims pray at (if I say "there are three sacred mosques which Muslims pray at," is it correct?)

    6 There are about five major tourist attractions in the UAE, three of which are worth visiting.

    7 I sent a message to whom you met yesterday.

    8 He killed four innocent people, three of whom were students.
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    Re: of which ,to whom,and of whom

    7 doesn't work. "I sent a message to whom you met yesterday" is incorrect.

    I sent a message to the person [who] you met yesterday.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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