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    'whose' usage

    Hello teachers,

    so, could you give a light on this?

    I was wondering whether it is possible to write a sentence like this one in order to replace 'whose' by 'who' or even 'whom';

    Take a look:

    Whose car is that your mom is driving to get to the mall by 1pm?
    Whose is that car?
    Who(m) that car belongs to?


    So, is it possible? If not, could you tell me how it goes/works?

    Thank you very much

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    Re: 'whose' usage

    Whose car is that (that) your mom is driving to get to the mall by 1pm?

    Whose is that car?
    Who(m) that car belongs to?
    To Whom does that car belong?
    Whose stands for a possessive noun or pronoun:
    Ex: Whose car? John's car. <possessive noun>
    Ex: Whose car? His car. <possessive pronoun>
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    Could you shed some light on this?

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    Re: 'whose' usage

    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
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    Could you shed some light on this?
    Thank you. One more question:

    How'd you say that colloquially ?
    What does 'shed' mean on that context?

    Thanks

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    Re: 'whose' usage

    Click shed light on - Idioms - by the Free Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

    Colloquially, shed light on ... ; help me understand ... ; make it clearer ...

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