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    Personal pronouns

    Can anybody help? Why does the form change with personal prononus, when we talk about he/she /it.
    For example:
    I drive
    you drive
    He/she/it drives
    I've looked in Swan's Usage but can't find it.

    Bob


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    Re: Personal pronouns

    Quote Originally Posted by bobholt View Post
    Can anybody help? Why does the form change with personal prononus, when we talk about he/she /it.
    For example:
    I drive
    you drive
    He/she/it drives
    I've looked in Swan's Usage but can't find it.

    Bob

    Presumably what you are asking is why the verb changes?

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    Re: Personal pronouns

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Presumably what you are asking is why the verb changes?
    Yes. Why is it I/you/we/they go and
    he/she /it goes?

    The same occurs when we use "do".

    I/you/we/they do it but he she and it does it.
    For example,

    "The traffic causes conjestion".- It causes conjestion.
    Does the traffic cause conjestion?

    The verb changes and we drop the "s" in causes, when we form the question.

    Thanks, bob

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