Source: Official Guide for the GMAT 13th Ed. Sentence Correction; #129 Official Guide for the GMAT 2015 14th Ed. Sentence Correction; #129

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Cajuns speak a dialect brought to southern

Cajuns speak a dialect brought to southern Louisiana by the 4,000 Acadians who migrated there in 1755; their language is basically seventeenth-century French to which has been added English, Spanish, and Italian words.

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Gravatar Mike McGarry, Magoosh Tutor

May 25, 2013 • Comment

Shray Taneja

Hello for metamorphic places we use in which . Can we also use to which as it is the case here?

Nov 26, 2015 • Reply

Adam

Hi Shray,

The reason we use "to which" here is because the original construction is that we "add something TO something else..."

With places, we use either "in which," "at which," "to which" etc depending on the action:

1. I have a house on the coast at which I *spend* my summers.
2. I have a house on the coast to which I *go* in the summer.
3. I have a house on the coast in which I keep several heirlooms.

Again, all of this depends on the verb.

By the way, have you seen our GMAT Idiom eBook? I think you would find it quite useful for many of your questions. You can find it here:

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2013/gmat-idiom-ebook/

Nov 27, 2015 • Reply

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