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    Default possessive or object pronoun with present participle?

    Are both of the following sentences acceptable?
    I don't mind him playing the trumpet at night.
    I don't mind his playing the trumpet at night.

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    Default Re: possessive or object pronoun with present participle?

    Yes, though traditional grammarians generally prefer the possessive form.

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