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Unformatted text preview: - The pronoun "one" is tricky If the antecedent is "one" -- the pronoun must be "one". "One must do what one is told." Agreement in number- Collective nouns that name a group are singular as long as that group functions as unit- If members function individually, use plural Agreement in Gender- Don't be sexist Who/Whom Rule- Who wrote the book? or Whom wrote the book?- He/who- Him/whom "A pronoun following as or than at the end of a sentence is usually in the nominative case."- You are as smart as (she/he).- Above sentence has an understood verb (is)- You are as smart as she (is) . One- Only personal pronoun that uses ('s) in its possessive Company- Always abbreviate IF company comes last !...
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