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    Winwin2011 is offline Senior Member
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    my or our

    If I am a student of the school, I wonder if "our" or "my" both correct in the following sentences?

    1. The annual school sports day is celebrated in our school with great preparations.
    2. The annual school sports day is celebrated in my school with great preparations.

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    Re: my or our

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    If I am a student of the school, are the following sentences both correct?

    1. The annual school sports day is celebrated in our school with great preparations.
    2. The annual school sports day is celebrated in my school with great preparations.

    Thanks.
    You can use either "my" or "our". However, the rest of the sentence is a little odd. We don't tend to celebrate things with "great preparations". There is a lot of preparation required in advance of a celebration.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: my or our

    I would use our if talking to other students and my if talking to people who don't attend the school.

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    Re: my or our

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I would use our if talking to other students and my if talking to people who don't attend the school.
    Other students, or anyone considered part of the school "community."

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    Re: my or our

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Other students, or anyone considered part of the school "community."
    Yes

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