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‘Which’ as a determiner

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Which’ as a determiner.


“I wish,” said Mrs Weston, “one could know which arrangement our guests in general would like best.”

From ‘Emma’, by Jane Austen.

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‘They ARE nice wings, aren’t they?’ said the Phoenix, simpering and spreading them out.

From ‘The Phoenix and the Carpet’, by Edith Nesbit.

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