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    Mind doing sth

    Will your mother mind you taking her car? Is it correct?

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    Re: Mind doing sth


    I can't see any problem.

    I have found a thread that might be helpful.

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    Re: Mind doing sth

    Pedants will insist on "your" taking her car. I use that form myself, but I promise I don't roll my eyes at the poor misguided attempts of those who use "you." In terms of common conversation, I expect you will hear "you" more often than "your."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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