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    pronoun agreement

    Which pronoun would be the correct one in this sentenece....

    I declare that either you or (he, him) will win the daring challenge.

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    Re: pronoun agreement

    Quote Originally Posted by jmbaker View Post
    Which pronoun would be the correct one in this sentenece....

    I declare that either you or (he, him) will win the daring challenge.
    If you mentally split this into two separate sentences, you'll see which makes more sense.

    I declare that you will win the daring challenge.

    I declare that he will win the daring challenge.

    I declare that him will win the daring challenge. (Clearly nonsense!)


    buggles (not a teacher)

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