[Grammar] Meaning and Usage of words - to whom and to them

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damodaran

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Would like to know the difference between the usage of the below given two requests.

Can you please provide a list of students to whom the uniform yet to be given.
Can you please provide a list of students to them the uniform yet to be given.

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Can you please provide a list of students to whom the uniform has yet to be given.
Can you please provide a list of students to them the uniform yet to be given.



The first, with my addition, is correct. The second is not.
 

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Is "has" to be used definitely? How does it make difference if "has" not used?

Can you please explain.

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Is "has" to be used definitely? How does it make difference if "has" not
The relative clause needs a finite verb, 'has' or, possibly, 'is'.
 

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Your thanks are appreciated, damodaran, but you don't need to send them in a separate post.

We are all happy to accept a simple click on the Like button as your acknowledgement of our help.


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