[Grammar] the result of the intensity with which certain people want a job done

kadioguy

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[FONT=Tahoma, Calibri, Verdana, Geneva, sans-serif]Wages are simply the result of the intensity with which certain people want a [/FONT]job done relative to the number of people who happen to be able to do it.
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Does 'which' refer to 'intensity' or 'result'? Could you tell me the reason?
 

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I think 'which' refers to 'intensity' because of proximity, and 'with intensity' makes more sense.
 

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When it comes to determining the word with which the phrase with which is associated, proximity is your first test.

(Learners, I wrote that tortured sentence to illustrate a point. Please don't emulate it.)
 
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