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    #1

    who/whoever/those who

    They gave who came to the meeting a book.

    They gave whoever came to the meeting a book.

    They gave those who came to the meeting a book.

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    Some say the first sentence is grammatically sound, which I doubt.
    What do you think of it?

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    #2

    Re: who/whoever/those who

    Nope. Not correct. Should be the last example "those who"

    Not a teacher - AmE native

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    #3

    Re: who/whoever/those who

    Quote Originally Posted by allenman View Post
    Nope. Not correct. Should be the last example "those who"

    Not a teacher - AmE native
    Do you suggest the second is no good either?

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    #4

    Re: who/whoever/those who

    The second is fine.

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