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    #1

    He or it

    Which pronoun would you use to answer the following question?

    ''Who's that girl?'' - 'IT 's / SHE's Mary.'

    I know I would use SHE in the following example:

    'Who's Mary? - 'SHE is my teacher's daughter'.

    Thanks for your help.

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    #2

    Re: He or it

    NOT A TEACHER

    "'Who's that girl?'' - " SHE's Mary.'

    This is my thoughts

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    #3

    Re: He or it

    Thank you very much, but this is the kind of question only a native speaker (preferably more than one) can answer...

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    #4

    Re: He or it

    Specifically in response to "Who's that girl?" I would say:

    1st choice: "It's Mary".
    2nd choice: "That's Mary".

    I would not say "She's Mary" at all in response to the question.

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    #5

    Re: He or it

    ''Who's that girl?'' - 'It's Mary.'

    You are right about: 'Who's Mary? - 'SHE is my teacher's daughter'.

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    #6

    Re: He or it

    Quote Originally Posted by Paulys View Post
    NOT A TEACHER

    "'Who's that girl?'' - " SHE's Mary.'

    This is my thoughts
    Paulys,

    It is only three days ago that I wrote to you in another thread:" Paulys, your efforts to help are appreciated. However, as you have said in other threads that you have a lot of problems with English, it would be better for all if you did not attempt to answer questions yet "

    Now you have, once again, given an incorrect answer. Please do not answer questions until you have a much better command of English.

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    #7

    Re: He or it

    fivejedjon and emsr2d2, thank you both very much!!

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