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Hello everybody,Emotion: smile

Please, comment on my sentences:

( A ) It was them who were holding the ladder on which I climbed on and off repetitively.
( B ) This is the first gym in which I'm a member that has a steam sauna.

Thank you in advance,

SFB
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Hi again,

( A ) It was them who were holding the ladder on which I climbed on and off repetitively.

It was they who were holding the ladder on which I climbed, on and off, repetitively. This is another form of the 'It was I/It was me' discussion. I wouldn't say 'It was them' is wrong, but it sounds very wrong to my ear.

( B ) This is the first gym in which I'm a member that has a steam sauna.

( B ) This is the first gym of which I'm a member that has a steam sauna. More common in speech would be
This is the first gym I'm a member of that has a steam sauna.

Clive

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Does a present perfect sound more natural in the second sentence?

'This is the first' seems to clash with 'I am'.

Or "this is the first gym I've joined to have a steam sauna", maybe.

MrP
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They were the ones holding the ladder I kept climbing onto and off of.
Of all the gyms I've joined, this is the first that has a sauna.

CJ
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