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    Default Sentence construction

    Please tell me which construction is correct and why:
    "I appreciate you contacting me."
    Or
    "I appreciate your contacting me."
    Thank you

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    Default Re: Sentence construction

    They are both OK. Grmmar purists prefer the use of the possessive adjective before a gerund, but the object pronoun is more common.

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