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Using “in that” instead of “in which” [duplicate]

In this sentence: The diet could be prescribed for someone with any disease in which there is an abnormal retention of fluid. Is it correct to replace "in which" with "in that"? Where we could do ...
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Is there any difference between “which” and “that”?

What is the difference between the words which and that? For example I have the following sentences: “I have a car which is blue.” “I have a car that is blue.” Are there any rules specifying usage ...
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from which or that?

Can you tell me which one is correct? Emily Dickinson's garden was a place from which she drew great inspiration for her poems. Emily Dickinson's garden was a place that she drew great ...
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Can I use “which” instead of “that” in these sentences?

​1. The darts contained a drug that put the wolves to sleep. Can I also use "which" to take place of "that" in this sentence? Plus, what about using "which" to take place of "that" in these ...
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of which each VS. each of which

If Country exists, if Country is a natural necessity like bread, of which each of us must eat in order not to die of hunger, somebody must go to defend it. Would you please show me if the bold parts ...
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Which is correct - 'the place that I met you at' or 'the place that I met you'?

I have a sentence: This is the place where I met you. Then: This is the place that I met you. And: This is the place that I met you at. Do I need to write this preposition (at) at the end of this ...
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With whom used on things instead of persons

My native language is German. I always want to say something like: I have this function with whom I can do this or that is this actually possible to say? I always thought that with whom can just ...
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In The Way In Which

This fragment: laws in the way they affect people could be written as: laws in the way in which they affect people For this second fragment, is the meaning of the first "in" the same ...
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What does 'for which' here refer to? Does it mean 'because of which'?

I read a sentence from a text. I somehow can understand the sentence, but I found that I couldn't analyse the structure of it:-( Included among such Lipschitz paths are all piecewise smooth paths, ...
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Convert passive voice to active voice with verb “to know”

In a country known for its collective thought, the individual is rarely brought into the spotlight. (Taken from a CNN article). This is a sentence I would want to convert it from passive to active. ...
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Why does 'than which' sound incorrect as a preposition + relative pronoun?

I cannot, but please tell me if you can, diagnose why than WHICH below still sounds incorrect and strange. Did I err in my rewrite of 3 below as two separate Independent Clauses (to diagnose my ...
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The use of “with” in the sentence “The tone with which he spoke drained Rhonin of all animosity”

The tone with which he spoke drained Rhonin of all animosity - Warcraft: War of the Ancients #1 Why did "with" placed in the position like this? As my personal's knowledge the word "with" can be ...
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in/on/of which and other variations

When I see some complicated examples including this structure , I have difficulty to understand them. How can use which and who after the prepositions? Could you give me some examples in order to ...
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Repeated “to” in “to whom something is done to”? [duplicate]

Is there a rule for this? For example, is it correct to say To whom will the package be delivered? or does it have to be To whom will the package be delivered to? I'm sorry if this is a ...
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an infection {which / in which} the lungs fill with fluid

Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs ______ the lungs fill with fluid, leading to difficulty in breathing. Should the blank be completed with "which" or "in which"? And can you explain why? Note: ...

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