Poll: Which do you prefer?

Which do you prefer?

I resent the way Tom spoke to her.
I resent Tom speaking to her in that way.
I resent Tom's speaking to her in that way.

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  • Votes: 390
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  • Added: September 2004

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Comments:

Gargee Anantani

So which one is correct?

who

As the poll indicates, it is a preference. All of them are correct, however they imply different things.

The bottom two specifically single out Tom as the speaker, so anyone else could speak to her that way and not have it be resented.

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