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    Smile Grammatically help needed question?

    Do you think this sentence has any grammatical mistakes?
    "how many of us know how to wash our hair?"

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    Re: Grammatically help needed question?

    *Not a teacher

    How many of us know how to wash their hair?

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    Smile Re: Grammatically help needed question?

    Quote Originally Posted by SirGod View Post
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    How many of us know how to wash their hair?
    Why should I use "their" instead of our? can you explain?

    Thanks

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    Re: Grammatically help needed question?

    Quote Originally Posted by hailam View Post
    Why should I use "their" instead of our? can you explain?

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    Not a teacher!
    How many of us know how to wash their hair? Is the correct sentence gramatically. And you have to use "their" instead of "us"...I'm going to explain for you why: (Look at these examples)

    1- We have some books 2- The books are for us 3- These are our books

    Now let's come back to your example:

    We have hair, this hair is for us, this is our hair.

    When you said in your sentence "us", you use it as object
    (accusative and dative), and you must use"our" as (Possessive determiners).

    Hope it gonna help you!

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    Re: Grammatically help needed question?

    Quote Originally Posted by hailam View Post
    "How many of us know how to wash our hair?"
    That seems to me to be acceptable.

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    Re: Grammatically help needed question?

    Quote Originally Posted by hailam View Post
    "How many of us know how to wash our hair?"
    As 5jj said, that is correct.

    You can ignore the other answers, hailam.

    Rover

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    Re: Grammatically help needed question?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    As 5jj said, that is correct.

    You can ignore the other answers, hailam.

    Rover
    I agree.

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