which


which

determiner, pronoun which of (which of them do you know?)

USAGE NOTE: The use of the preposition of is necessary when a pronoun follows. When a noun follows, the use of which of the limits the meaning--which student(s) did you see? which of the students whom we had discussed did you see?

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