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    Whoever VS the person who.

    Hello, teachers!
    ...............finds the treasure is entitled to twenty five percent of it
    A. Who B. The person who C. Whoever D. Man who
    The key is C but I don't know why B isn't chosen, please?

    1 the person or people who; any person who
    - Whoever says that is a liar.
    - Send it to whoever is in charge of sales.
    whoever - Definition and pronunciation | Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary at

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    Re: Whoever VS the person who.

    Without further context, both B and C are possible. Yet another bad test question.

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