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  1. Unregistered
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    pronouns

    please check grammar usage of the following.


    if you don't mind me asking

    or


    if you don't mind my asking,

    and another one


    had a dream of me facing impending doom


    or


    had a dream of my facing impending doom

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    Re: pronouns

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    please check grammar usage of the following.


    if you don't mind me asking

    or


    if you don't mind my asking,

    and another one


    had a dream of me facing impending doom


    or


    had a dream of my facing impending doom
    The first two are both grammatically correct, but the second is far more common.

    The second two are also grammatuical, but the second is a bit odd. The dream was a about a person in a certain circumstance. #1 fits that sense much better. In the second, the dream is about "facing".

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