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    #1

    What a great personality

    Hi,

    Which one is correct?

    What a great personality you are OR have?

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    Re: What a great personality

    They are both correct; ...you are differs slightly in meaning than ...you have. The first is likely to be used for very eccentric people, as it is hyperbolic. The second is likely to be used with nice people living in the realm of the "normal." That's my view on them, in any case.

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    #3

    Re: What a great personality

    Quote Originally Posted by Untaught88 View Post
    Hi,

    Which one is correct?

    What a great personality you are OR have?
    "What a great personality you have!" is correct.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: What a great personality

    "What a great person you are!" is certainly more usual.

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    #5

    Re: What a great personality

    In BrE, if you say someone IS a personality, it usually means they are at least fairly well-known or famous. It's almost interchangeable with "celebrity".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: What a great personality

    That is also true in AmE.

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    #7

    Re: What a great personality

    Example:

    TV personality

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