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# The KwakiutI recognized one social unit larger than the

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. The KwakiutI recognized one social unit larger than the tribe—the confederacy, which was a cluster of loosely knit, informally related neighboring tribes who interacted with themselves more often than between other tribes.
A. tribes who interacted with themselves more often than between
B. tribes who interacted among each other more often than among
C. tribes who interacted with one another more often than with
D. tribes, interacting among each other more often than between
E. tribes, interacting among one another more often than with

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Re: The KwakiutI recognized one social unit larger than the [#permalink]

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27 Sep 2008, 10:27
Nihit wrote:
. The KwakiutI recognized one social unit larger than the tribe—the confederacy, which was a cluster of loosely knit, informally related neighboring tribes who interacted with themselves more often than between other tribes.
A. tribes who interacted with themselves more often than between
B. tribes who interacted among each other more often than among
C. tribes who interacted with one another more often than with
D. tribes, interacting among each other more often than between
E. tribes, interacting among one another more often than with

among each other is wrong as among is used for 2+ and each other is strictly used for 2.

themselves is wrong in A . S-V agreement

E uses interacting. No need for progressive tense/modifier

C is parallel and clear
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29 Sep 2008, 02:57
Moreover, "interact with" is also an idiom. Hence, C.
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Re: The KwakiutI recognized one social unit larger than the [#permalink]

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29 Sep 2008, 03:32
Nihit wrote:
. The KwakiutI recognized one social unit larger than the tribe—the confederacy, which was a cluster of loosely knit, informally related neighboring tribes who interacted with themselves more often than between other tribes.
A. tribes who interacted with themselves more often than between
B. tribes who interacted among each other more often than among
C. tribes who interacted with one another more often than with
D. tribes, interacting among each other more often than between
E. tribes, interacting among one another more often than with

A,B,C - WRONG USAGE OF 'WHO'.
EXAMPLE:THE "X" ARMY,WHO IS CAPABLE... - WRONG

IMO E
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29 Sep 2008, 05:38
prateek11587 wrote:
Nihit wrote:
. The KwakiutI recognized one social unit larger than the tribe—the confederacy, which was a cluster of loosely knit, informally related neighboring tribes who interacted with themselves more often than between other tribes.
A. tribes who interacted with themselves more often than between
B. tribes who interacted among each other more often than among
C. tribes who interacted with one another more often than with
D. tribes, interacting among each other more often than between
E. tribes, interacting among one another more often than with

A,B,C - WRONG USAGE OF 'WHO'.
EXAMPLE:THE "X" ARMY,WHO IS CAPABLE... - WRONG

IMO E

I think that who refers here to the tribe members. Usage of who in C is correct

IMO C

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Re: The KwakiutI recognized one social unit larger than the [#permalink]

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29 Sep 2008, 07:34
C.
E is interestingly incorrect. The use of the word "among" should be followed by "themselves" and not "one another" or "each other".
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29 Sep 2008, 19:09
i think it's C.
we could use "among" if we were talking about all thribes as one whole entity. in this case the tribes are considered as individual parts of a group of tribes, therefore we can not use "among" . i believe you can use "who" because a tribe consists of people
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30 Sep 2008, 03:54
I find C more apt. Though not very sure

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