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The man was always aware, sometimes proudly and sometimes

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The man was always aware, sometimes proudly and sometimes [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2007, 15:04
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The man was always aware, sometimes proudly and sometimes resentfully, that he was a small-town Midwesterner who was thrust into a world that was
dominated by wealthier, better-educated, and more polished people than him.

(A) who was thrust into a world that was dominated by wealthier, better-educated, and more polished people than him
(B) who had been thrust into a world that was dominated by more wealthy, educated, and polished people than him
(C) who had been thrust into a world dominated by wealthier, better-educated, and people more polished than he was
(D) thrust into a world dominated by more wealthy, educated, and polished people than him
(E) thrust into a world dominated by wealthier, better-educated, and more
polished people than he

pls EXPLAIN your answer.

thanks.
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Re: SC#1000 ...Midwesterner [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2007, 15:58
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The man was always aware, sometimes proudly and sometimes resentfully, that he was a small-town Midwesterner who was thrust into a world that was
dominated by wealthier, better-educated, and more polished people than him.

(A) who was thrust into a world that was dominated by wealthier, better-educated, and more polished people than him
(B) who had been thrust into a world that was dominated by more wealthy, educated, and polished people than him
(C) who had been thrust into a world dominated by wealthier, better-educated, and people more polished than he was
(D) thrust into a world dominated by more wealthy, educated, and polished people than him
(E) thrust into a world dominated by wealthier, better-educated, and more
polished people than he

pls EXPLAIN your answer.

thanks.


i cannot explain it any better than Paul.
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2007, 21:35
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It's between the two he's, and the first one violates parallelism.

We want the subjective pronoun not the objective pronoun. was is the past tense of is, and everytime you have is, you use the subjective pronoun.
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