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    Default verb agreement

    She and he loves rabbit.
    Is it acceptable?

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    Default Re: verb agreement

    No.

    'She and he' = 'they'.

    'They love rabbit.'

    Rover

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    Default Re: verb agreement

    OK. Thank you. I got it. There is no "she and he".

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    Default Re: verb agreement

    Quote Originally Posted by jebonfikri View Post
    OK. Thank you. I got it. There is no "she and he".
    What do you mean "There is no "she and he"?"

    You can say "She and he" in that sentence, but you must follow it with "love". "She and he" is the equivalent of "they" and therefore takes the third person plural.

    Put simply, your sentence should read "She and he love rabbit".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: verb agreement

    Ouch..I got wrong interpretation with "=". Thank you for your explanation.

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