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    Question Which or which one?

    Hello. Which (one?) is better?

    "There are seven procedures that may be applied in the problem. The question is..."
    a. "which one among them is the best."
    b. "which among them is the best."

    My question is rather general and relates to the which/which one construction, so I don't really care about this particular sentence. Should I then say "Which is better?" or "Which one is better?"?

    All the best,
    Nyggus

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    Re: Which or which one?

    Quote Originally Posted by nyggus View Post
    Hello. Which (one?) is better?

    "There are seven procedures that may be applied in the problem. The question is..."
    a. "which one among them is the best."
    b. "which among them is the best."

    My question is rather general and relates to the which/which one construction, so I don't really care about this particular sentence. Should I then say "Which is better?" or "Which one is better?"?

    All the best,
    Nyggus
    IMO, you can use either. In that sentence, however, "which of them" is better than either of them.

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    Question Re: Which or which one?

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    IMO, you can use either. In that sentence, however, "which of them" is better than either of them.
    Thanks, MikeNewYork. And what about "which one if them"?

    Nyggus

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    Re: Which or which one?

    Quote Originally Posted by nyggus View Post
    Thanks, MikeNewYork. And what about "which one if them"?

    Nyggus
    That would also be correct. If there can be only one answer, then it is better than "which of them".

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