You should be paying us rather that we paying you.

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1) You should be paying us rather that we paying you.

2) John should be paying Carter instead of Carter paying Tom.

Please check my sentences.
 

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It's rather than. I'd say rather than us paying you, but I don't know whether that would gain critical readers' approval. You can avoid the issue by saying our paying you.

The second sentence is grammatically OK. It just doesn't make sense.
 

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It's rather than. I'd say rather than us paying you, but I don't know whether that would gain critical readers' approval. You can avoid the issue by saying our paying you.

The second sentence is grammatically OK. It just doesn't make sense.

1) You should be paying us rather than we paying you. Is it correct now or should I use "our"?
 

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You're the one who should be paying us, not the other way around!
 

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It's rather than. I'd say rather than us paying you, but I don't know whether that would gain critical readers' approval. You can avoid the issue by saying our paying you.

The second sentence is grammatically OK. It just doesn't make sense.

You should be paying us rather that our paying you.
 

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Are you really sure, tufguy, that it's "Tom" in your second sentence?
 

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Are you really sure, tufguy, that it's "Tom" in your second sentence?

John should be paying Carter instead of Carter paying John.
 

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You should be paying us rather that our paying you.

The final pronoun is right, but you didn't correct another error I mentioned: you have to say rather than.
 

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The final pronoun is right, but you didn't correct another error I mentioned: you have to say rather than.

You should be paying us rather than our paying you.
 
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