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    I would like to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of students/them using credi

    Could you please check the following for mistakes?


    I would like to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of students/them using credit cards.
    I would like to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of students's/their using credit cards.
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    Re: I would like to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of students/them using c

    If your question is whether you should use "them" or "their", you'll hear both. They're both accepted. Some purists might tell you that it should be "their".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I would like to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of students/them using c

    Thanks, emsr2d2
    If your question is whether you should use "them" or "their"
    Yes. And how about "students using credit cards." and " students' using credit cards. "? Is this type of grammar rule related to "gerund possessive" ?

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