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    #1

    she's her

    Could I say instead of 'That's her' , 'She's her'?

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    #2

    Re: she's her

    I definitely wouldn't.

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    #3

    Re: she's her

    If you've already said 'She's...' before you realize you can't say '...her', you could say '...the one/the person/the girl...'

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    #4

    Re: she's her

    Native English TEFL student

    The previous posts are of course quite correct, however there are certain idoms and sayings which would use 'she's her' such as, she's her own worst enemy and she's her own person.

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    Re: she's her

    Quote Originally Posted by sherrie15 View Post
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    The previous posts are of course quite correct, however there are certain idoms and sayings which would use 'she's her' such as, she's her own worst enemy and she's her own person.
    Of course. The word 'her' is possessive there, and couldn't be directly followed by a full stop/period.

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    #6

    Re: she's her

    Quote Originally Posted by sherrie15 View Post
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    How can you be a TEFL student if you are a native English speaker?

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    Re: she's her

    Quote Originally Posted by david11 View Post
    How can you be a TEFL student if you are a native English speaker?
    If you hold the cursor over 'TEFL' in Sherie's post, you'll see.

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    #8

    Re: she's her

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    If you hold the cursor over 'TEFL' in Sherie's post, you'll see.
    It reads Teaching English as a Foreign Language. Doesn't it mean that you are a teacher?

    Or if you are a student then how could you learn English as a foreign language when you are a native speaker?

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    Re: she's her

    One trains to be a teacher. During the period of training, one might be referred to as a trainee (teacher) or student (teacher).

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    Re: she's her

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    One trains to be a teacher. During the period of training, one might be referred to as a trainee (teacher) or student (teacher).
    If I am undergoing training to become a teacher, can I be called as student? because I thought only those who learn are called as students not who getting trained.


    For example,

    I am an engineering student.

    But not

    I am a teacher student.(?)

    I am a teacher trainee.

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