Your staring won’t make me walk faster
You staring won’t make me walk faster
Which is correct, you or your?
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Both forms are correct . The first one is in the possessive gerund , more formal and grammatically correct . The second one is also correct and it is in the accusative gerund .
However, it is preffered to use the first one in Grammar , whereas there are cases when the second one is preffered over the first one , namely when the there is a balanced sentence as : "THEY OBJECTED TO TOM ( instead of Tom´s ) GETTING NOTHING AND JOHN ( instead of John´s ) EVERYTHING "
Content below responds to your question indirectly. It also promote understanding on the proper order of the English language (Noun/Pronoun + Verb).
Basic word order in English The basic word order of an English sentence is Subject + Predicate.
The predicate is the part of the sentence that tells something about the subject. The predicate always includes the verb.
So, Subject + Predicate word order can be broken down into smaller pieces like this:
subject + verb
subject + verb + object
Let's review the definitions of these parts of speech. subject = noun or pronoun
The person, place, or thing that the sentence is about.
verb = action or state of being
one verb or a verb phrase
object = the noun or nouns that receives the action of the verb or is affected by the action of the verb
Unlike some languages, English usually requires you to put the subject near the beginning of the sentence before the verb. Native speakers rarely stray from this word order in correct English.
Hope this helps.