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- Because of (his) feeling ill he didn't go to the party.
- In spite of (his) being disavled, he can swim well.
- She is very fit despite (her) having 5 children.
- Owing to (her) not studying regularly, she couldn't pass the exams.
I would like to ask if I must use the personal pronouns being in the backets in those sentences or not. I am wondering because the two subjects in the sentences are the same.
Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.
Thanks for the answer. I think I have found what I wanted to ask in though + V.ing - Topic ''the peculiar thing about this type of clause is that the -ing participle need not signal the progressive aspect''.
1- Though accepting multiple points of view, the students were unable to either assess or justify them.
2- Though they (had) accepted multiple points of view, the students were unable to either assess or justify them.
3- This is the place where I want to see before dying.
4- This is the place where I want to see before I die.
If it is correct, why are 'because of (his) feeling ill he didn't go to the party' and 'owing to (her) not studying regularly, she couldn't pass the exams' not natural?
Owing to my not agreeing with ems's comments, I don't understand your question..
Though agreeing with ems's comments, I feel she missed one important point.
Before going, I'd just like to say ...
In case you hadn't noticed, I have used different words in the sentences from those I used in the sentences.
Thanks for the answers.
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In the first link:
Because of noun phrase or verb-ing
Because of his illness, he didn't go to the party.
Because of feeling ill, he didn't go to the party.
In the second link: The comment of Bobk.
I have been really confused about them.