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Which of these sentences is correct:
1-It was at my house that we threw a party, not at John's.
2-It was at my house that we threw a party, not John's.
3-It was my house at which we threw a party, not John's.

4-It was my house which got damaged, not John's.
 

izabela

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Hi,

Sentence 3 is correct.

Sentence 4 would be correct if 'that' instead of 'which' was used.

Iza

navi said:
Which of these sentences is correct:
1-It was at my house that we threw a party, not at John's.
2-It was at my house that we threw a party, not John's.
3-It was my house at which we threw a party, not John's.

4-It was my house which got damaged, not John's.
 

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navi said:
Which of these sentences is correct:
1-It was at my house that we threw a party, not at John's.
2-It was at my house that we threw a party, not John's.
3-It was my house at which we threw a party, not John's.

4-It was my house which got damaged, not John's.

They are all OK (#4 for British English. In AE, we would use 'that".)

Technically, "not (at) John's" should follow "house", but in a short sentence the meaning doesn't get lost. :wink:
 
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