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When is it appropriate to end a sentence in a preposition?
Possessive connecting word for inanimate object

I am not sure about following sentence being grammatically correct:

..such as the X fund the board of directors of which I have just became a member.

OR

such as the X fund whose board of directors I have just became a member (of?).

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marked as duplicate by RegDwigнt Apr 16 '12 at 15:39

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Change "became" to "become" and add "of" at the end of the first, then both are grammatical, but the second one (again, with the "of" at the end) is better style and more natural as well (and makes do with just two "of"s rather than three). –  RegDwigнt Apr 16 '12 at 15:38
    
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Both are pretty much correct, although could use a comma after fund, but neither are very readable. It would be easier to say "whose board of directors I have joined"

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