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I suppose it could, but why bother? iii (Eminor in this case) is far from uncommon in a song in C major. It could act as a different flavour of C^7, moving on to F. It could lead to Am, maybe directly, maybe via E major. It could do plenty of other things. Do get away from this idea that a key has "permitted" chords. It makes life so complicated, ...
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