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    Winwin2011 is offline Senior Member
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    Default They or it?

    A: What do you think the burgers at Hardee's.
    B: They have good burgers.

    I am wondering if it is natural to use "it" instead of "they" in BrE, i.e It has good burgers.

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    Default Re: They or it?

    No—'They have good burgers'. Hardee's is a chain of restaurants, but even if it was an independent, family-run café I'd say the same.



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    Default Re: They or it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    A: What do you think of the burgers at Hardee's?
    B: They have good burgers.

    I am wondering if it is natural to use "it" instead of "they" in BrE, i.e It has good burgers.

    Thanks.
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