About relative pronoun.

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wotcha

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1. I have 3 dogs, two of which I really like.

2. I met 2 girls, each of who is pretty.


Are these sentences grammatically correct?

and can I replace 'which' with 'that'?
 

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Both of the sentences are grammatically correct. However, I would advise you not to replace "which" with "that." If you must use "that" in a sentence, then you can re-write it, so it would like this:

I have three dogs, but only two that I really like.
 

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Not a teacher.

I'd use "both" for two girls, not "each." Unless you were saying something like "each of which has a dog" to distinguish that there are two dogs. Saying "both have a dog" could mean they jointly own one dog.
 

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I suggest "each of whom" or "both of whom" (good advice on the difference), not "of who."

While "whom" isn't used nearly as much as it used it be, it is still used right after a preposition.
 

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So many people would look on each of who as an error. When directly after a proposition, I would advise using whom- this is a case when it's not just the grammar police who say it's wrong. ;-)
 

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I suggest "each of whom" or "both of whom" (good advice on the difference), not "of who."

While "whom" isn't used nearly as much as it used it (to?) be, it is still used right after a preposition.


I met two girls, each of whom is pretty.
I met two girls, both of whom is pretty.

is is correct but is is incorrect, isn't it? Shouldn't is be "are"?
 
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