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    its members

    Which of the following sentences is acceptable?

    1. The chess club is so interesting that it has over eighty members.
    2. The chess club is so interesting that its members are over eighty persons.

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    Re: its members

    The first is fine; the second isn't.

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    Re: its members

    You could say "The chess club is so popular that its members number over eighty".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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