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    relative pronoun

    Hello.
    Which is gramatically correct? Could anybody help me?

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    There were a lot of candidates in the presidential election. Three of them were women. The winner was one of them. She had campaigned for better housing conditions.
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    (a) The woman who had campaigned for better housing conditions has been elected President.
    (b) The woman ,who had campaigned for better housing conditions, has been elected President.

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    Re: relative pronoun

    Quote Originally Posted by Jstudent View Post
    (a) The woman who had campaigned for better housing conditions has been elected President.
    That is correct. The relative clause defines which woman was elected. You don't really need a past perfect in that clause.

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