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    Dear teachers,

    Please read the sentence:

    They have now introduced a policy________ awards are related to academic results.

    a. which b. where c. what d. whether

    The key is "b". Could you please explain what "where" means here? Or is it a mistake that there should be a choice "that"?

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    Question Re: in which

    I think it must be In which..better consult others

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    Re: where

    Within the policy (a place), hence 'where'.



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    Re: where

    Hi,

    I was about to send back the follwoing message when the Internet totally broke down by showing the website cannot be found. And it wasn't fixed until now.

    Thank you very much for your explanation. Now I see.

    Have a nice weekend.

    Jiang
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    Within the policy (a place), hence 'where'.



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    #5

    Re: where

    im pretty sure it must be "in which"

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    Re: where

    Hi jirikoo

    You're right; in which in used to introduce a relative clause after a noun that refers to a place or to a time, which makes it near-synonymous with where.

    Ex: They have now introduced a policy in which/ where awards are related to academic results.
    It's a good choice, but nevertheless it wasn't one of the choices provided in post #1.


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