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    "Do you know Charlie...

    A: "Do you know Charlie Chaplin?"
    B: "Yeah, I'm a great fan of his. Please tell me whether "his" is grammatically correct?"
    P.S. Please correct any errors above.

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    Re: "Do you know Charlie...

    It's correct. A closing quotation mark is missing after it though.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: "Do you know Charlie...

    I find "Do you know Charlie Chaplin?" rather unnatural. We usually use "Do you know + person?" to find out if someone is personally familiar/friendly with someone else - that they have actually met.
    In your context, I'd use "Are you familiar with Charlie Chaplin?" or "Are you familiar with Charlie Chaplin's work?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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