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lil  ·  936 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: My Students Push Back

Because when "which" refers to the immediate preceding noun, it is clear what it is referring to. When it refers to an idea, it isn't always obvious.

steve  ·  936 days ago  ·  link  ·  

feeling lost also. Can you provide a couple of incorrect examples and their corrected form?

(I have a feeling I use which WAY too often).

Sidenote - I have a nephew who used to end sentences with "which" as if he had something else to say.. but he would just trail off and be done.

"You'd have to admit, that cheese pizza was pretty delicious, which....."

it drove me bonkers.

steve  ·  936 days ago  ·  link  ·  

You're amazing

lil  ·  936 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I hope that helps. I don't think it matters that much in conversation. People usually get the idea. Writing though . . .