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    Post I found this in my dictionary.

    When looking up the word "slide",I found this part of a sentences shown after a meaning:"sliding to whichever style suited to client".
    Why don't we say "sliding to whichever style that suited to client"?

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    Re: I found this in my dictionary.

    Quote Originally Posted by AUTOMOON View Post
    When looking up the word "slide",I found this part of a sentences shown after a meaning:"sliding to whichever style suited to client".
    Why don't we say "sliding to whichever style that suited to client"?
    Do you mean "to whichever style suited the client"?
    This means "to the style which/that suited the client"
    Any "that" that is necessary is contained in the "whichever".

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    Re: I found this in my dictionary.

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Do you mean "to whichever style suited the client"?
    This means "to the style which/that suited the client"
    Any "that" that is necessary is contained in the "whichever".
    You mean, now that we use "whichever",we don't need to bother with"that"?
    I never heard of such a rule in grammar books.

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    Re: I found this in my dictionary.

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Do you mean "to whichever style suited the client"?
    This means "to the style which/that suited the client"
    Any "that" that is necessary is contained in the "whichever".
    "Any "that" that is necessary is contained in the "whichever"."!!

    Good point!!

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    Re: I found this in my dictionary.

    Quote Originally Posted by AUTOMOON View Post
    You mean, now that we use "whichever",we don't need to bother with"that"?
    I never heard of such a rule in grammar books.
    Well, I didn't state it as a rule. It works in this case. I'll have to think about whether it applies generally and more widely.

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