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    Default write these/them down ?

    Is this correct : "Make sentences and write them (or "these") down." ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by birgit33 View Post
    Is this correct : "Make sentences and write them (or "these") down." ?
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    Make sentences and write them down. - them = the sentences made by you
    Make sentences and write these down. - these = some other sentences or words you are asked to write down, not the sentences you make

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    Thanks, but care to explain ?

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    Thanks, but care to explain ?
    I think the first sentence, as it stands, is clear to you. As for the other, these cannot mean them - these must be referring to something already created and present in writing, something that someone may be showing and asking you to write down - it could be anything in plural.

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