Author Topic: when I heard the news  (Read 40 times)

Offline navi

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when I heard the news
« on: July 01, 2020, 10:57:50 am »
1) It was not only Jane who was angry when she heard the news. I was angry too.

2) Jane was not the only person who was angry when they heard the news. I was angry too.


3) Jane was not the only person who was angry when she heard the news. I was angry too.

The idea is that she got angry when she heard the news and I got angry when I heard the news.

Which of the cases 1-3 could convey that meaning?


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Navi

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Re: when I heard the news
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2020, 01:34:39 pm »
1 and 2 are fine. 3 doesn't work because you are talking about more than one person (plural) and then you refer to she (singular).
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