Questions tagged [personal-pronouns]

Questions related to personal pronoun, an independent pronoun which can have various forms according to gender, number, person, and case.

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Analyzing 'genitive/accusative + V-ing phrase (gerund-participle phrase)' as different constructions

(1) I regretted [his leaving the firm]. (2) I regretted [him leaving the firm]. (3) I regretted [leaving the firm]. (4) He didn’t bother [giving me a copy]. Regarding the above ...
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Our/us etc before -ing form

(..) those who stand to profit from our working harder, I've noticed this pattern very often, but I don't know how or when to use it. The following (...) those who stand to profit from us working ...
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“such as yourselves” or “such as you”

Would it be Without patrons such as yourselves, we could not have this event. OR Without patrons such as you, we could not have this event.
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Is it necessary to use personal pronoun with whatever, whoever etc. everytime?

Consider the following sentences: 1. Whatever you give, I'll eat. 2. Whatever you give, will be eaten. Now consider this: 3.a) Whatever happens, happens for good. 3.b) Whatever happens, it happens for ...
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Each of the girls in Mark's shop spent “their” or “her” money buying cakes

Can you please tell me if we would use their or her as a possessive pronoun in this sentence? Each of the girls in Mark's shop spent their money buying cakes. Each of the girls in Mark's shop spent ...