the one or ones belonging to what person or persons: Whose painting won the third prize?
- who's, whose
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How to use whose in a sentence
Then add in all bored people, as well as people whose job it is to report on celebrities.Sia and Shia LaBeouf’s Pedophilia Nontroversy Over ‘Elastic Heart’ | Marlow Stern | January 9, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Cassandra, whose hair has already begun to fall out from her court-mandated chemotherapy, could face a similar outcome.
Isolated lesbians learned that there were other women like them via books whose covers aimed to titillate heterosexual men.
Duke was a state representative whose neo-Nazi alliances were disgorged in media reports during his run for governor in 1991.
The gentleman was listed as Orthodox and kosher, which is way too religious for my friend whose JSwipe account I was test-driving.
Bernard stood there face to face with Mrs. Vivian, whose eyes seemed to plead with him more than ever.Confidence | Henry James
A Yankee, whose face had been mauled in a pot-house brawl, assured General Jackson that he had received his scars in battle.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
Polavieja, as everybody knew, was the chosen executive of the friars, whose only care was to secure their own position.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
Was a pupil of Caspar Netscher of Heidelberg, whose little pictures are of fabulous value.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. | Clara Erskine Clement
The men, whose poniards his sword parried, had recourse to fire-arms, and two pistols were fired at him.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
British Dictionary definitions for whose
of whom? belonging to whom? used in direct and indirect questions: I told him whose fault it was; whose car is this?
(as pronoun): whose is that?
of whom; belonging to whom; of which; belonging to which: used as a relative pronoun: a house whose windows are broken
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