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    Default Do I need "my" here many times?

    Hi,

    the following sentence is part of my essay. Are all those "my"s necessary here? It seems that they are kind of redundant. But I am not quite sure of this.

    More importantly, my whole family including my wife, my only daughter and my parents as well are still in China. It is impossible for me to leave them behind.

    Thank you very much. If there are any grammatic errors, do not hesitate to let me know.

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    Default Re: Do I need "my" here many times?

    Quote Originally Posted by wang.cupid View Post
    Hi,

    the following sentence is part of my essay. Are all those "my"s necessary here? It seems that they are kind of redundant. But I am not quite sure of this.

    More importantly, my whole family including my wife, my only daughter and my parents as well are still in China. It is impossible for me to leave them behind.

    Thank you very much. If there are any grammatic errors, do not hesitate to let me know.
    The second and third "my" are not really necessary, but I would leave them in. The sentence is better with them in my opinion.

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