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  1. englishhobby's Avatar
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    #1

    Itís his indeed.

    Is the following exchange natural? Is it possible in native speakers' communication?
    Is it Ben’s bike? – It’s his indeed.
    Last edited by englishhobby; 23-Jan-2015 at 12:03.
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #2

    Re: Itís his indeed.

    Yes. But "Yes, it is" would be better.

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    #3

    Re: Itís his indeed.

    I asked because I need (for a textbook I am writing) some short exchange - a simple question and a simple answer including the absolute form of his (without a noun).
    A: ..........................?
    B: ............... his (...).

    Could anyone help?
    Last edited by englishhobby; 23-Jan-2015 at 15:17.
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #4

    Re: Itís his indeed.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Yes. But "Yes, it is" would be better.
    How about "Yes, it's his"? Or just "It is"?
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #5

    Re: Itís his indeed.

    Quote Originally Posted by englishhobby View Post
    How about "Yes, it's his"? Or just "It is"?
    That's good.

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