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in which 是什么意思?
Mar 13, 2010 8:23 AM
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Hello Johnson, 'which' in this sense is used in relative clauses with inanimate antecedents ( a word or phrase to which a pronoun refers ). the preposition 'in' before it, indicates that the pronoun refers to something inside, within .. Examples: "The house , in which he lives, is very big ." Here the pronoun 'which' refers to the preceding inanimate noun ' house' and adding 'in' before indicates that the action (he lives) is happening within ,inside it. You wouldn't need to use 'in' if the sentence was like: "The house ,which he owns, is very big." "It is a healthy environment, in which the youth can develop individual and group awareness." Here 'which' refers to the 'environment' and 'in' indicates the event is happening within this environment.
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