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Is it correct the following sentence?

She is the daughter from the family his father keeps business with.

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Is it correct the following sentence?

She is the daughter from the family his father keeps business with.

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No, it's not good. "She is the daughter of the family his father is in business with" is better. I suppose that by "keeps business with" you mean "in business with"?
 

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No, it's not good. "She is the daughter of the family his father is in business with" is better. I suppose that by "keeps business with" you mean "in business with"?

Yes, I mean that. But, please, why "the daughter of" instead of "the daughter from"?

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Yes, I mean that. But, please, why "the daughter of" instead of "the daughter from"?

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If your father's name is George, for example, you are the son of George not the son from George.
 

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'is in business with' / 'does business with' / 'has business with' / 'has business dealing with'
 

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"She is the daughter of the family his father is in business with"

It took a while to understand the sentence, and I think that was because I'd been expecting something linking the family to his father, like this;

She is the daughter of the family with which his father is in business.

And, secondly, I just can't be sure if it is correct to use which, since it is not used for people.

Thanks for your answers in advance.
 
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