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In the following sentence, I would like to know what the subject of the underlined phrases is, he or someone who forced him to leave American?
he was almost exiled to American on the assumption that selling cars in America would be a sure place.
The context are as follows:
ÖCatayama who is a kind of exuberant , somewhat aristocratic man was very frustrated at home in Tokyo. There seem to be no place for him in the company. He loved making cars. He was on the wrong side politically. And thatwas a very political company,and he was almost exiled to American on the assumption that selling cars in America would be a sure place ;if you wanted someone to fail, thatís what you would do. and he came here and he loved the America . I mean ,he was more at home , oddly enough, in America than he was in JapanÖ
It was the company that made the assumptions and did the exiling. The company is the subject.