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Section 11.2.1

Pronoun Antecedent

The antecedent of a pronoun is the noun that the pronoun is intended to refer to.


In the United States, an astronaut candidate must berecommended by her previous organization.

--"Astronaut Selection and Training," Compton's Encyclopedia(modified)


Make sure your pronoun agrees in gender and number with itsintended antecedent. Make sure the antecedent of your pronoun is clear andunambiguous. See Pronoun Reference.

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