Re: Using "where" to mean "in which"

Subject: Re: Using "where" to mean "in which"
From: Len Olszewski <saslpo -at- UNX -dot- SAS -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 1994 14:52:25 -0500

From LaVonna Funkhouser:

> When proofing the writing of others, do you accept
> "where" used to mean "in which," or do you change it
> to "in which"?

> Example: In all applications *where* reclaimed water is
> to be used, it is very important to reduce the level of
> soluble iron to below 10 ppm.


You can eliminate this construction completely with gerunds. For

"In all applications using reclaimed water, reducing the level of
soluble iron to below 10 ppm is very important."

Less words, just as clear. What do you think?

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