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in which versus where [#permalink] New post 09 Aug 2007, 19:55
when do i use each one in a sentence? does anyone have examples?

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 [#permalink] New post 09 Aug 2007, 20:33
where is used to describe a physical location.

Tom flew to Bermuda, where he mysteriously disappeared.


in which hrmmmmmmm that's a toughie. which refers to a clause usually

The epidemic AIDS infection rate, which is increasing yearly, has caused increased research activity in viral infections.


Oh I thought of one

Tom's muscular appeareance, in which he takes great pride, has been acquired through years of dedication and hard work.

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Tom's muscular appeareance, which he takes great pride in, has been acquired through years of dedication and hard work.

Basically you can move the in to the front of the sentence or the back. so anytime you have a dependent clause that ends in 'in', and begins with which, you can move it to the front.

Not 100% sure but it makes sense to me :)
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 [#permalink] New post 09 Aug 2007, 21:23
Wow. Thanks for taking the time to explain that. I really appreciate it.
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