a few of which. I was trying more to get the right context for the sentence than the grammar it ended up in. In my class were a lot of kids who were mostly from China. Quantity Phrases can be used before which, whom or whose +noun.
Below, most of whose + noun serves as the object of the modifying clause. When be is specifying, it is followed by a definite noun (NP, Ger/Infclause) that identifies the subject noun (NP). This means that the words have the same pronunciation but different spellings and definitions. All of Which in a Modifying Clause. If you already know how to use these words, you can skip the explanation and go directly to the exercises. After all, who on earth would say: It was an idea the time of which had come. Statistics help: What is the difference between the p-value and the chi squared value? (It is from ''Oxford-Michael-Swan-Practical-English-Usage, page 477) I would like to ask if I can turn that sentence into: 2 -She had a teddy-bear, both of the eyes of which were missing. My point about the unnamed boyfriend was intended to point out the inconsistency between the phrase "She has a boyfriend," which implies that this is someone being introduced into the narrative for the first time, and the following phrase, "both of whose houses are in N", which implies that you already knew that he had two houses. There seems to be an inconsistency between the bold parts. This is the machine, the properties of which I described. As I see it, the opening clause has been left dangling. On my trip, there were forty people, most of whom were from Italy. Many of them had been financial advisors to Elvis. Whom (not who) is used because it is the object of the prepositional phrase of. __________ __________ are structures of the cytoskeleton that can vary in their protein composition.? The biking trophy was given to the Jaguars, all of whom you just met. But in the meantime, may I ask whether it was a Freudian slip that caused you to leave out the punctuation in the crucial phrase? Most of whom â the object of a preposition is replaced by whom. I can’t think of a good reason why, but this sentence just doesn’t seem right. A clause that adds extra, nonidentifying information is set off with comma(s). The Disney Company has several parks. No commas are used. Both / both of the children have gone to bed. Both / Both of my children want to be singers. You've got it! Walt Disney was devoted to his children, all of whom adored their father. *There were a lot of kids in my class who most were from China. In 2005, several EPE shares were sold by Lisa Marie Presley. That’s a great scenario, JulianStuart, and maybe, one day, you’ll finish the book! "She has a boyfriend, John, both of whose houses are in Nisantasi." They have one child who is blue eyed. Priscilla received a lot of suggestions from friends. I agree that the sentence is not well expressed, but it would not be impossible in spoken language. Both of us can swim.