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    #1

    if anyone has got problem , he can solve it...

    pls tell me whats right

    1) if anyone has got problem , he can solve it...
    2) if anyone has got problem , she can solve it...
    3) if anyone has got problem , they can solve it...

    my question is not about got but should i use he, she or they?
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    #2

    Re: if anyone has got problem , he can solve it...

    Quote Originally Posted by hitesh70 View Post
    pls tell me whats right

    1)If anyone has got a problem , he can solve it...
    2)If anyone has got a problem , she can solve it...
    3)If anyone has got a problem , they can solve it...
    Or in AmE, "has a problem".

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    #3

    Re: if anyone has got problem , he can solve it...

    Please tell me what's right.
    3) is correct.

    Don't leave a space before a comma.

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    #4

    Re: if anyone has got problem , he can solve it...

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    3) is correct.

    Don't leave a space before a comma.

    Rover
    What do you see wrong with 1) & 2)? And what about the missing article in 3)?


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    #5

    Re: if anyone has got problem , he can solve it...

    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    What do you see wrong with 1) & 2)? And what about the missing article in 3)?

    I discussed this issue earlier today, here. In fact, I didn't mention the singular - which only works if you have a one-sex audience.

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    Re: if anyone has got problem , he can solve it...

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    I discussed this issue earlier today, here. In fact, I didn't mention the singular - which only works if you have a one-sex audience.

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    Perhaps we're not on the same page. As usual, context rules. Consider:

    Teacher: "I'm going to distribute your final exam and I'd like to introduce our class monitor(s), BobK (or Madonna or Bob and Madonna). Please read the instructions, and if anyone has a problem, he (or she or they) can solve it".

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    Re: if anyone has got problem , he can solve it...

    Thank you all

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