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    The government doesn't want the similar events happen again, does she?

    Is "she" correctly used here?
    Besides, when should we use "she" for group nouns?

    Thank you very much.

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    Use 'it' here. I wouldn't use 'she' for any group noun that I can think of, but you will see 'she' used for cars and boats.

    The government doesn't want similar events to happen again, does it?

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    Should we use "she" when talking about a country?

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