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    #1

    His association and he have won several awards

    "His association and he have won several awards". Is this correct?

    Or should it be He and his association?

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    #2

    Re: His association and he have won several awards

    I prefer 'He and his association...'

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    #3

    Re: His association and he have won several awards

    The first version is grammatically correct but awkward. Use the second one.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: His association and he have won several awards

    It is awkward because of the "he have".
    I am not a teacher.

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