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  1. #1

    wherein/in which?

    Hi to all,

    Please help me understand how to use these:
    - in which
    - wherein
    Are they the same? If not, please give some examples that will prove they are not.

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: wherein/in which?

    'wherein' is formal and used less.

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    Re: wherein/in which?

    Hello Tdol,

    Does this mean that I should use 'in which' instead of wherein in speaking?

    Another question, I have read from one of the articles on the Web that 'in which' is used to point out a time and place. For example:

    - The country in which I live in......
    - The day in which I left.......

    Is it only limited to the time and place? Please give me some examples so that I can clearly understand this.

    Thanks.


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    Re: wherein/in which?

    Wherein - "excessively formal" Merriam-Webster's Dictinoary of English Usage; "slightly pretentious" Columbia Guide to Standard American English

    Replace with in what way, where, or in which.

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    #5

    Re: wherein/in which?

    Quote Originally Posted by river View Post
    Wherein - "excessively formal" Merriam-Webster's Dictinoary of English Usage; "slightly pretentious" Columbia Guide to Standard American English

    Replace with in what way, where, or in which.

    I live in Myanmar country. (sentence)
    Myanmar country which I live in (noun) is situated in Southeast Asia.
    Myanmar country in which I live (noun)is situated in Southeast Asia.
    Myanmar country where I live (noun) is situated in Southeast Asia.

    I write the sentences above like this:
    Myanmar country wherein I live is situated in Southeast Asia.,am I right?

    Have a good time!

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    Re: wherein/in which?

    Thanks guys.

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