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    aysaa is offline Senior Member
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    Hi,

    -Look, I can copy from anybody without my teacher('s) seeing.

    Is that a good way to construct a sentence?Because I always see people use this style ''without + someone + Ving ''.
    Is that grammatically OK?

    Thanks.

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    Re: without...

    You can use the possessive. In that context (plagiarism) I'd expect something like 'without my teacher finding out' (because I have an old-fashioned feeling that cheating students would use a form of grammar that teachers in my schooldays used to say was wrong .


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