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    #1

    whom?

    "The main protagonist is Jane Doe, daughter of Mrs. Smith, for whom has to be found a suitable husband."
    Firstly, I wonder it is Jane Doe or Mrs. Smith the word 'whom' refers to in this sentence. I guess it can be either.
    Secondly, does the sentence sound natural? Will it sound more natural if we change the order of the words as follows:
    "The main protagonist is Jane Doe, daughter of Mrs. Smith, for whom a suitable husband has to be found ."

    Thanks.
    Last edited by MadHorse; 18-Feb-2006 at 08:51.

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    Re: whom?

    It should refer to Jane Doe.

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