Relative Clauses – No Prepositions at the End of Sentences!
There is an old grammar rule that says you should never end a sentence with a preposition. Actually, it is often okay to end a sentence with a preposition. However, in formal writing, it is usually good to rearrange the sentences so that the preposition is not at the end. To do this, you need to put the preposition before “which” or “whom” (you cannot use “that” after the preposition).
Here are some examples:
Jane is the girl who/whom I was talking to. (“to” is a preposition)
Physics is a subject that I know little about. (“about” is a preposition)
This is the room that I found the spider in. ("in" is a preposition)
This is the book that the movie is based on. ("on" is a preposition)
Fill in the blanks with a preposition and which or whom.
1. I made a new rule that everyone is complaining about.
2. This is a class that we discuss current events in.
3. She is the girl who/whom I had a relationship with a long time ago.
4. Head Teacher is the job that I was recommended for.
5. Which country are we at war with?
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