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-"Didn't you see me? Don't you have eyes?"
Can one answer:
1-"Everybody has them (ie. eyes)."


-"Can't you smell it? Don't you have a nose?"
Can one answer:
2-"Everybody has it (ie. a nose)."
(instead of "Everybody has one."?)
 

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I'd say 'one', as they each have a different nose. ;-)
 

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Thanks Tdol,
But what would you do in the first case? Would you use "them" for "eyes", or would you say "Everybody has eyes."?
 

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In the first, 'them'is fine.;-)
 

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Thanks Tdol.
 

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