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The contest judges were told to give the prize to whomever drew the best picture.

(A) to give the prize to whomever drew the best picture.

(B) to give the prize to whoever drew the best picture.

(C) to give whoever drew the best picture the prize.

(D) to give to whomever drew the best picture the prize.

(E) to give the prize to whomever it was who drew the best picture.

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01 Nov 2019, 07:11
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Option A is correct

The contest judges were told to give the prize to whomever drew the best picture.

(A) to give the prize to whomever drew the best picture. - correct

(B) to give the prize to whoever drew the best picture. - Meaning issue.

(C) to give whoever drew the best picture the prize.

(D) to give to whomever drew the best picture the prize.

(E) to give the prize to whomever it was who drew the best picture.
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The contest judges were told to give the prize to whomever drew the best picture.

(A) to give the prize to whomever drew the best picture. - correct

(B) to give the prize to whoever drew the best picture. - Meaning issue.

Hi iamjaipandey
I think the correct answer is (B). Use "whoever" to agree with the verb in the dependent clause.
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The contest judges were told to give the prize to whomever drew the be   [#permalink] 01 Nov 2019, 12:19