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navi tasan

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Which of the following is correct:
1-The police searched the house in relation to the murders.
2-The police searched the house about the murders.
3-The search was about the murders.
 

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Which of the following is correct:
1-The police searched the house in relation to the murders.
2-The police searched the house about the murders.
3-The search was about the murders.

To be honest, I wouldn't use any of them. You could use in connection with or something different like Police investigating the murders searched the house. 8)
 
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navi tasan said:
Which of the following is correct:
1-The police searched the house in relation to the murders.
2-The police searched the house about the murders.
3-The search was about the murders.

A suggestion: The police were looking for clues to the murders so they searched the house.
 
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