[Grammar] of which ,to whom,and of whom

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I can not use these words correctly "of which ,to whom,and of whom, most of whom , most of which"

Because I do not use them at all, I avoid using them in writing instead I write short sentences.

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I can not use [STRIKE]these words[/STRIKE] the following correctly: of which, to whom, of whom, most of whom, most of which.

Because I do not use them at all, I avoid using them in writing. Instead, I write short sentences.

Thank you.
For example,
I have four cars. Three of my four cars are red.
I have four cars, three of which are red.

He three sisters. He is always rude to them.
He has three sisters to whom he is always rude.

He has three sisters. Two of them are graduates.
He has three sisters, two of whom are graduates.

Do you think you can write examples for "most of whom" and "most of which"? ;-)
Don't worry too much about the length of the sentence.
 

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For example,
I have four cars. Three of my four cars are red.
I have four cars, three of which are red.

He three sisters. He is always rude to them.
He has three sisters to whom he is always rude.

He has three sisters. Two of them are graduates.
He has three sisters, two of whom are graduates.

Do you think you can write examples for "most of whom" and "most of which"?
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Don't worry too much about the length of the sentence.


Thank you so much.

Are the following sentences correct?

1 I have five cars all of which are practical.

2 There are three places of which I have to visit.

3 She made cookies most of which are delicious.

4 I Met him in the restaurant in which we had dinner yesterday.

5 There are three sacred mosques to which Muslims pray at ( if I say, there are three sacred mosques which Muslims pray at.Is it correct ?

6 There are about five tourist attractions in the UAE, but three of which deserve visiting

7I sent a message to whom you met yesterday.

8 He killed four innocent people, three of whom are students.
 
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#1 is missing a comma.
#2 is doesn't work- how many do you have to visit?
#3 is missing a comma.
#4 is okay.
#5 is unclear- what do you mean by "pray at"?
#6 would be okay if you remove "but", use "major tourist attractions", change "deserve" to "are worth", and end your sentence with a full stop.
#7 needs a space before "I". It's grammatical but very unusual.
#8 would be okay if you change "are" to "were".

Make the changes and post the amended sentences below.
 

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Thank you so much.

As for number 5, What I mean by pray at is I mean people from all over the world come to pray in the three sacred mosques


1 I have five cars,all of which are practical.

2 There are three places, two of which I have to visit.

3 She made cookies, most of which are delicious.

4 I Met him in the restaurant in which we had dinner yesterday.

5 There are three sacred mosques to which Muslims pray at ( if I say, there are three sacred mosques which Muslims pray at.Is it correct?

6 There are about five major tourist attractions in the UAE, three of which are worth visiting.

7 I sent a message to whom you met yesterday.

8 He killed four innocent people, three of whom were students.
 
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For 5, "in which Muslims pray".
 

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Or "at which Muslims pray".
 

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Thank you so much.

As for number 5, what I mean by "pray at" is [STRIKE]I mean[/STRIKE] people from all over the world come to pray in the three sacred mosques.


1 I have five cars, all of which are fuel efficient. [STRIKE]practical.[/STRIKE]

2 There are three places, two of which I have to visit.

3 She made cookies, most of which are delicious.

4 I met him in the restaurant in which we had dinner yesterday.

5 There are three sacred mosques to which Muslims pray at (if I say "there are three sacred mosques which Muslims pray at," is it correct?)

6 There are about five major tourist attractions in the UAE, three of which are worth visiting.

7 I sent a message to whom you met yesterday.

8 He killed four innocent people, three of whom were students.
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7 doesn't work. "I sent a message to whom you met yesterday" is incorrect.

I sent a message to the person [who] you met yesterday.
 
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