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How do I say this phrase correctly? Topic: Pronoun case sentence examples
May 21, 2019 / By Ephah
Question: I'm learning english, and I've been thinking so I'd like to know how do I say phrases like this one below. This example has the same meaning as "I like my own life" The phrase is: "I'm the kind of person that likes __ own life" Is it correct to say "I'm the kind of person that likes their own life"? I mean, I think it's wrong to say "i'm the kind of person that likes my own life" since the empty space is supposed to referr to "kind of person". Feel free to help me if you see some grammar errors or something here
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Cindra Cindra | 5 days ago
Yes, you are right, you cannot say: "I'm the kind of person that likes my own life" - The reason we can't use 'my' here is because you have not referred to yourself in the first part of the sentence. You have said 'kind of person' which is what your pronoun is referring to, so in this case it must be 'their' You were perfectly correct in your analysis.
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