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Is this sentence correct:

1-"There was a party to which he was invited and he didn't go."
 

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The "to which" part sounds fine to me, it's the "and he didn't go" bit that sounds a little odd IMO. I would remove the word "he".

BTW, Using "to which" sounds very formal to my ears.

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Thanks Red.
Actually I didn't intend to put in the second "he". It was a typo!
As for for the "to which" being formal, how about these ones:
2-There was party he was invited to and/but didn't go.
3-There was party he was invited to and/but didn't go to.
I don't know whether one need the last "to" or not.
 

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You would probably hear people leave out the last "to" in speech, but I'd bet that grammatically the "to" is required. That particular discussion I'll leave for the others here. ;-)
 

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but he didn'tgo to- drop the 'to' ;-)
 

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Thanks Red5 and Tdol.
 
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