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14 Oct 2008, 11:44
Sarah Palin—whom Schmidt helped persuade McCain to pick as his running mate—is playing her Schmidt-sanctioned pit-bull role with great success.

Sarah Palin—whom Schmidt helped persuade McCain to pick as his running mate—is playing her Schmidt-sanctioned pit-bull role with great success.
Sarah Palin—who Schmidt helped to persuade McCain to pick as his running mate is playing her Schmidt-sanctioned pit-bull role with great success.
Sarah Palin—who Schmidt help persuade McCain to pick as his running mate are playing her Schmidt-sanctioned pit-bull role with great success.
Sarah Palin—whom Schmidt help persuade McCain to pick as his running mate are playing her Schmidt-sanctioned pit-bull role with great success.
Sarah Palin—who Schmidt helped persuade McCain to pick as his running mate—play her Schmidt-sanctioned pit-bull role with great success.

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14 Oct 2008, 11:54
I think B,

did you make this up? lol
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14 Oct 2008, 11:56
bigtreezl wrote:
I think B,

did you make this up? lol

yes i did i was reading a news article and took me forever to realize what the author is trying to say so thought it would make a great gmat question
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14 Oct 2008, 12:24
ok its not B
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14 Oct 2008, 12:44
It is A.
the correct pronoun is 'whom' why ? okay lets put it this way Schmidt helped her (her = objective case) got it?
So whom it is and this put B,C and E out.
Between A and D correct verb tense is 'helped'
So A it is.

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14 Oct 2008, 12:56
rishi2377 wrote:
It is A.
the correct pronoun is 'whom' why ? okay lets put it this way Schmidt helped her her = objective case) got it?
So whom it is and this put B,C and E out.
Between A and D correct verb tense is 'helped'
So A it is.

I thought you use who when you are talking about the subject, which is sarah palin in this case and whom when you are talking about the object.
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14 Oct 2008, 13:28
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bigtreezl wrote:
rishi2377 wrote:
It is A.
the correct pronoun is 'whom' why ? okay lets put it this way Schmidt helped her her = objective case) got it?
So whom it is and this put B,C and E out.
Between A and D correct verb tense is 'helped'
So A it is.

I thought you use who when you are talking about the subject, which is sarah palin in this case and whom when you are talking about the object.

bigtreez, as far as my knowledge goes the to choose correctly among the forms of who, re-phrase the sentence so you choose between he and him. If you want him, write 'whom'; if you want he, write 'who'.

Who/Whom wrote the letter?
He wrote the letter. Therefore, who is correct.

Whom shall we ask to the party? (Shall we ask him to the party?)

now lets see the given sentence.
Sarah Palin- Schmidt helped her pursuade...
Sarah Palin- whom Schmidt helped
I dont think this sentence can use subjectinve pronoun 'she' in anyway.

Makes sense?
but bigtreez, to be honest as i am reading it again n agian I me too is getting confuse ...damn you lol
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14 Oct 2008, 13:38
I should join the gmac in creating sc problems
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14 Oct 2008, 13:43
spiridon wrote:
Sarah Palin—whom Schmidt helped persuade McCain to pick as his running mate—is playing her Schmidt-sanctioned pit-bull role with great success.

Sarah Palin—whom Schmidt helped persuade McCain to pick as his running mate—is playing her Schmidt-sanctioned pit-bull role with great success.
Sarah Palin—who Schmidt helped to persuade McCain to pick as his running mate is playing her Schmidt-sanctioned pit-bull role with great success.
Sarah Palin—who Schmidt help persuade McCain to pick as his running mate are playing her Schmidt-sanctioned pit-bull role with great success.
Sarah Palin—whom Schmidt help persuade McCain to pick as his running mate are playing her Schmidt-sanctioned pit-bull role with great success.
Sarah Palin—who Schmidt helped persuade McCain to pick as his running mate—play her Schmidt-sanctioned pit-bull role with great success.

Agree with rishi. We need whom here. Will go with (A).
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14 Oct 2008, 14:14
rishi2377 wrote:
bigtreezl wrote:
rishi2377 wrote:
It is A.
the correct pronoun is 'whom' why ? okay lets put it this way Schmidt helped her her = objective case) got it?
So whom it is and this put B,C and E out.
Between A and D correct verb tense is 'helped'
So A it is.

I thought you use who when you are talking about the subject, which is sarah palin in this case and whom when you are talking about the object.

bigtreez, as far as my knowledge goes the to choose correctly among the forms of who, re-phrase the sentence so you choose between he and him. If you want him, write 'whom'; if you want he, write 'who'.

Who/Whom wrote the letter?
He wrote the letter. Therefore, who is correct.

Whom shall we ask to the party? (Shall we ask him to the party?)

now lets see the given sentence.
Sarah Palin- Schmidt helped her pursuade...
Sarah Palin- whom Schmidt helped
I dont think this sentence can use subjectinve pronoun 'she' in anyway.

Makes sense?
but bigtreez, to be honest as i am reading it again n agian I me too is getting confuse ...damn you lol

yeah you are right...I got them mixed up

+1

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