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  1. B45
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    I hope you don't mind my staying with you tonight.

    I hope you don't mind my staying with you tonight.

    VS

    I hope you don't mind me staying with you tonight.

    Are both okay?

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    Re: I hope you don't mind my staying with you tonight.

    Yes.

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    Re: I hope you don't mind my staying with you tonight.

    Yes. In most cases possessive adjective + gerund is equivalent to objective pronoun + present participle.

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    Re: I hope you don't mind my staying with you tonight.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Yes. In most cases possessive adjective + gerund is equivalent to objective pronoun + present participle.
    I don't understand the texts in bold.

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    Re: I hope you don't mind my staying with you tonight.

    Those are the names of the uses you brought up. If you don't understand them, I suggest you Google them and read some web pages.

    possessive adjective
    gerund
    objective pronoun
    present participle

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    Re: I hope you don't mind my staying with you tonight.

    Alternatively, just please yourself which you use — they are both correct.

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