You will find it difficult/ to explain of your use / of such offensive language

as per possessive word rule,

After "your" instead of use , using should come. Few example my going, his coming, so it should be your using. instead of your use.

But in book it says to ommit only 'of' after explain in 2nd part.

But my question is How Your use is correct. It should be Your using

  • I think you may have an easier time getting answers on ell.stackexchange.com – sky May 1 at 6:34
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    This is confusing, the formatting, the wording. Please use italics or "inverted commas" to isolate words and phrases in your question. – Mari-Lou A May 1 at 6:53
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    If the book says to remove the of before such, that’s clearly a mistake. It’s the one before your that needs to go. – Janus Bahs Jacquet May 1 at 7:03
  • Pradeep, I suspect you're trying to understand why it says "your use of X" instead of "your using X". In my view either is acceptable, but "your use of X" is simpler. However, there are two problems with your question: (1) "explain of your use" is wrong: check you haven't added the "of" by mistake; and (2) please add exactly what the rule in your book says, as you may have misunderstood its application. – Chappo May 1 at 7:44
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    Explain of your is wrong. That of needs to be removed. The second of is fine. I suspect this grammatical error will distract from the actual question until it's fixed. (And migrating this to ELL will serve no useful purpose. In fact, the intended question is actually quite meaningful here.) – Jason Bassford May 1 at 9:15

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