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the position of “of which”

**The car, the wheel of which was broken, crashed into a tree. The car of which the wheel broken crashed into a street The bungalows of which the roofs are leaking ought to... The bungalows the ...
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Using “which are” or omitting it

A Korean software engineer wrote the following sentence. There are several algorithms commonly used by software developers. But his native English-speaking teacher corrected it by inserting "...
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Comma before a participial phrase

I have two cases. a) He sent me a letter written in English. b) I was given a cup made in China from my friend. I personally think sentence (a) should be non-restrictive since there is only ...
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“Which” as clause modifier

According to Azar ("Understanding and Using English Grammar," p. 286), using which to modify a whole sentence is informal and occurs most frequently in spoken English. Latin American countries ...
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Can anyone make me understand the cases of a relative clause?

As I have learned and studied cases of a relative clause, I am now confused with a few cases. We have three cases i.e. a subjective, objective and possessive case, but the below examples don't seem ...
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Is it possible to omit a relative pronoun as subject?

When Casals laid eyes on cello music he never knew existed.... I thought the verb 'existed' belongs to the antecedent, 'cello music', and 'he never knew' is just an embedded clause in the sentence. ...