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Unlike the Shiites, who constitute the other major branch of Islam, the Sunnites do not await the Mahdi as a messenger from God, nor do they endow him with divine qualities or immunity from failure in judgment.

(A) nor do they endow him
(B) but they do not endow him
(C) neither do they endow him
(D) and they neither endow him
(E) while endowing him neither

Does 'they' specifically refer to 'Sunnites'
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10 Sep 2009, 05:21
I'd say yes. I think that in the correlatives not only ... but also ..., neither .. nor and so on, the pronoun refers to the "first subject"
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10 Sep 2009, 05:23
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Unlike the Shiites, who constitute the other major branch of Islam, the Sunnites do not await the Mahdi as a messenger from God, nor do they endow him with divine qualities or immunity from failure in judgment.

(A) nor do they endow him
(B) but they do not endow him
(C) neither do they endow him
(D) and they neither endow him
(E) while endowing him neither

Does 'they' specifically refer to 'Sunnites'

yes. They refers to the Sunnites since they appeared right before this. If it were to refer to the Shiites i think the part would need to mention the Shiites again to be correct.
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10 Jul 2016, 04:31
shonakshi wrote:
Whats the OA ?

Should be C
Its between A and C
Ram did not come to office, neither did Shyam VS Ram did not come to office, nor did Shyam
1 is preferable
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