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    Question Its and they-they bite?!

    Hi guys I would like to know if this is right- if was talking about one ant I say “IT’S very small” but if it was a group of ants can I say “THEY are very small”
    Anything or any animal that’s a group of them?

    Thank you.

    Regards,

    ROUKAYA.

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    Re: Its and they-they bite?!

    Quote Originally Posted by Roukaya View Post
    Hi guys I would like to know if this is right- if was talking about one ant I say “IT’S very small” but if it was a group of ants can I say “THEY are very small”
    Anything or any animal that’s a group of them?

    Thank you.

    Regards,

    ROUKAYA.
    Yes, exactly, one thing; it is, more than one; they are.

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    Re: Its and they-they bite?!

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Yes, exactly, one thing; it is, more than one; they are.

    even if they are animals or we don't know their gender??
    once I said about spiders they are scary....someone started laughing at me saying how do you know what they are.!!


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    Re: Its and they-they bite?!

    "All the children came on stage and then they began to sing." - humans
    "I don't like spiders. They are so big and ugly." - animals, insects
    "Those oranges look nice. Are they juicy?" - plants/fruit/vegetables
    "Your toys are still all over the lounge. They need to be put away in your toy box." - inanimate

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    Re: Its and they-they bite?!

    Thank you very much folks.

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