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    yi-ing is offline Senior Member
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    His actions could lead to him losing his job.

    Is the underlined part mandatory or optional?

    His actions could lead to him losing his job.
    His volunteer work in the hospital led to him becoming a nurse.

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    Re: His actions could lead to him losing his job.

    Whether necessary or not, I think the sentences are better off with him or his.

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    Re: His actions could lead to him losing his job.

    Quote Originally Posted by RobertJ View Post
    If you retain something there I would change 'him' to 'his'.
    They both sound OK to me.

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