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    #1

    we/they

    The young man who was knocked down and killed by a car this morning was my next-door neighbour. He liked to cracked jokes. He was very helpful. Most of my neighbours know that he was someone whom we/they could depend on if we/they needed any help.

    1. Are there any errors in the text?
    2. Should I use 'we' or 'they'? I am not sure because of 'my' in the earlier part of the text.

    Thanks.

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    Re: we/they

    It's okay, you can use either. Changes the meaning a bit, but not by much.

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    #3

    Re: we/they

    The young man who was knocked down and killed by a car this morning was my next-door neighbour. He liked to crack jokes. He was very helpful. Most of my neighbours felt that he was someone they could depend on if they needed any help.

    IMO, I would use 'they' If you said 'most of us know....' then I'd use 'we', Made a few other changes to text too.

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    #4

    Re: we/they

    Thanks, Konungursvia and LeighS.

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