whose

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whose

  1. Whose is used to ask what person something belongs to.
    Whose is this? There's no name on it.
    Whose coat did you take?
  2. Whose is used to join a relative clause about a person or thing.
    Children whose parents smoke are more likely to smoke themselves.
    This is a country whose language is dying.
    The girl in the picture, whose name is Marion Russell, was from my home town.