participial construction

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participial construction

Post by uknownothin » Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:01 am

Why it's HIM instead of HE in the second sentence. Thanks!
Recent polls show that he was widening the gap with Nick.
Recent polls show HIM/HE widening the gap with Nick.

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Re: participial construction

Post by Alan » Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:54 am

'Him' it is the object of 'show'.