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Offline navi

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which she never does
« on: November 03, 2021, 04:47:00 am »
Which are correct:

1) I drink a lot, which my wife never does.
2) I love drinking a lot, which my wife never does.
3) If she drinks a lot, which she never does, I will be surprised.
4) At the party, there were a lot of people drinking heavily, which my wife never does.
4) At the party, there were a lot of people who were drinking heavily, which my wife never does.


Gratefully,
Navi
« Last Edit: November 03, 2021, 11:28:01 am by navi »

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Re: which she never does
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2021, 09:03:30 am »
My initial thoughts are that the following are correct:
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3.
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Number 3 sounded a bit strange, but after thinking about it, I would accept it if you are thinking that there is going to be a party (tonight) and my wife will be there and if she drinks a lot, I will be surprised. My initial instinct was to end the sentence with 'I would be surprised' but after thinking about it, I can accept 'I will be surprised.'
Number 2 is almost acceptable, it just sounds awkward to my ears.
David

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Re: which she never does
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2021, 06:32:32 pm »
I agree with Dave - but they don't quite sound right to my mind. I would prefer:

1) I drink a lot, something which my wife never does.
2) I love drinking a lot, something which my wife never does.
3) If she drinks a lot, which she never does, I will be surprised.
4) At the party, there were a lot of people drinking heavily, something which my wife never does.
4) At the party, there were a lot of people who were drinking heavily, something which my wife never does.
Best wishes,

Duncan