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    those who fail to act, who accept the limitations of their work ?

    If you mention "who" several times after those, are you referring to the same person or two different persons(people)?

    ex) We’re always seeking the next opportunity for something big. If you talk to a cab driver in Manhattan, you’re likely to find that he’s going to school to get a better job. Likewise, if you meet a waitress in Southern California, she’s likely to tell you that she has an audition for a movie next week. The cab driver might never get out of his cab and the waitress might be serving food for the next twenty years, but the sense that they’re moving toward something more glamorous is very important to them personally. On the other hand, those who fail to act, who accept the limitations of their work without complaining, are likely to feel miserable about their lives. The hopelessness of their jobs has done
    critical damage to their identities.

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    Re: those who fail to act, who accept the limitations of their work ?

    In that passage, the reference is to the same people. This would be better with 'and' before the second 'who' - or with the second 'who' omitted.

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    Re: those who fail to act, who accept the limitations of their work ?

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    In that passage, the reference is to the same people. This would be better with 'and' before the second 'who' - or with the second 'who' omitted.
    Millions of thanks, I guess it's for emphasis!

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