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    Question it;it;it;it repeating it to death

    Hi folks! I wonder if anyone can help me with this one.
    How do you call it when you repeat a pronoun such as "it" in an essay so many times that the reader loses track of what it refers to. How can one avoid this since one has also to avoid repeating the noun which is been placed by the pronoun.
    Thanks for your help.

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    Default Re: it;it;it;it repeating it to death

    I would say "<expletive deleted> it!"

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    Last edited by Francois; 01-Nov-2004 at 16:52. Reason: Gotta watch my mouth

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    Default Re: it;it;it;it repeating it to death

    But "do away with it" is definitely more polite.

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    Default Re: it;it;it;it repeating it to death

    Hmmmmm!

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    Default Re: it;it;it;it repeating it to death

    I'm sure someone here will know what a more technical name for it might be.

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    Default Re: it;it;it;it repeating it to death

    I don't know it.;-(

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