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    Is it ok to replace "them" with "these" in the sentence below? "These" sounds better to me.

    The Committe noted that the administration of sport was predominantly the responsibility of sports associations independent of government, and invited them to, among other things, organize EU sports events, to create EU teams for some sports...

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    Re: these

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    Is it ok to replace "them" with "these" in the sentence below? "These" sounds better to me.

    The Committe noted that the administration of sport was predominantly the responsibility of sports associations independent of government, and invited them to, among other things, organize EU sports events, to create EU teams for some sports...

    Thanks.
    No, "them" is correct.

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    Re: these

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    Is it ok to replace "them" with "these" in the sentence below? "These" sounds better to me.

    The Committe noted that the administration of sport was predominantly the responsibility of sports associations independent of government, and invited them to, among other things, organize EU sports events, to create EU teams for some sports...

    Thanks.
    I would write" and invited them, among other things, to organize EU sports events and (to) create EU teams for some sports."



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