Antecedent Agreement

As you may have noticed, the phrase “he or she” (and its other forms) can often make your sentences clumsy. If this happens, it may be best to revise your sentences to have plural precursors. Since “he or she” is clumsy, you`ll often see problems like this: if the gender of a precursor isn`t clear or unknown, pronouns shouldn`t be automatically standardized on both sexes. For example, not all doctors are men or nurses. Although this is not in itself a problem of agreement, gender sensitivity sometimes poses problems of unification, most often in numbers. If you perform this module in your own time, you have completed the learning unit to avoid problems with pronouns – precursor agreement. 3. ** Perhaps you would like to look at the staff pronoun diagram to see which speakers correspond to which predecessors. Here are nine rules of agreement precursor pronouns. These rules refer to the rules of the subject-verb agreement.

A reference pronoun corresponds to his antecedent personnel name. Some of the most delicate chords are with indeterminate pronouns: as you can see, in the first sentence it corresponds to the indeterminate pronoun. In the second sentence, however, the author moved them to the plural, although the author speaks of the same group of people. If you are writing, make sure your agreement is correct and consistent. To understand the conformity of precursor pronouns, one must first understand pronouns. Look at the examples below to see how to choose the right pronoun for two precursors that are connected by and, or nor. Mine is singular, to agree with the singular precursor, I example #2 (singular precursor closer to the pronoun): C. A singular precursor followed by a plural precursor 2. If two or more noun antecedents are linked by or not, choose a pronoun referent that corresponds to the precursor CLOSEST TO THE VERB. . . .

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