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    In academic writing which pronoun is more appropriate for countries?She or it? Also, is there any difference in usage when the author is talking about his/her own country or somewhere else?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Default Re: "She"- for countries

    Quote Originally Posted by LwyrFirat View Post
    In academic writing which pronoun is more appropriate for countries?She or it? Also, is there any difference in usage when the author is talking about his/her own country or somewhere else?

    Thanks in advance.
    In academic writing, it's it that is acceptable when referring to a country.

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