[Grammar] where to put

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Will17

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Hello,

I'd like to know if "where to" is correct here, please?

-He digs holes where to put coffins.

Thanks a lot

Will
 

bhaisahab

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Hello,

I'd like to know if "where to" is correct here, please?

-He digs holes where to put coffins.

Thanks a lot

Will

No. The most natural thing to say would be "He is a gravedigger". You could say "He digs holes for coffins" which is grammatically correct but not a very natural thing to say.
 

emsr2d2

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Hello,

I'd like to know if "where to" is correct here, please?

-He digs holes where to put coffins.

Thanks a lot

Will

No. He digs holes in which to put coffins.

More simply, "He digs graves".
 
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