No one except them/they....

subhajit123

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Which one is correct?

1- No one but them was present there.

2- No one but they were present there.
 

Phaedrus

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3- No one was present there but them.
 

emsr2d2

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I see no reason for both "present" and "there".

No one but them was present.
 
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