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  1. Unregistered
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    need help

    Which is correct:
    The sooner one realizes that they can...
    The sooner one realize that they can

    PLease help

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    Re: need help

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Which is correct:
    The sooner one realizes that they can...
    The sooner one realize that they can

    PLease help
    You need verb/noun agreement!

    Try:

    The sooner one realizes that one can...
    The sooner once realizes that he or she can...
    The sooner people realize that they can...

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