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    Dear teachers

    Which ones of these sentences are grammatically right and/or spoken?


    1. What are the odds of I winning the lottery this year?
    2. What are the odds of me winning the lottery this year?
    3. What are the odds of I win the lottery this year?
    4. What are the odds of my winning the lottery this year?
    5. What are the chances that I have to win the lottery this year?


    To be honest, though I sympathise with sentence 2, I like sentence 5 better, the rest is a bit odd to me.

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    Default Re: Correctness of a few sentences - use of pronouns

    2 & 4 are OK. 1 & 3 are not. I wouldn't use 5, but can imagine that some would. (IMO)

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