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Section 6.17.1

Unclear Pronoun Reference

Use a pronoun instead of a noun only if the connection to the intended antecedent of the pronoun is quite strong. Make sureno other nouns with the same gender and number appear between your pronoun and its intendedantecedent. Otherwise, your pronoun reference may beunclear.


Weak

When a second character arrives at the port before the first character hasbeen unloaded, the port stores the second character in the same register,overwriting it.

Improved

When a second character arrives at the port before the first character hasbeen unloaded, the port stores the second character in the same register as thefirst one, overwriting the first character.

--Computer Telephony (modified)


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