Grammarly says: Pronoun use. Is this sentence OK?


The disciples had spent three years with Jesus, breaking bread with Him, learning His teachings, witnessing His miracles, and now He was gone.  

asked Mar 11 '13 at 15:14 Susan New member

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'He' is correct. The software may have gotten confused by the string of objective pronouns. Think about changing the last part. 'Now He was gone' has a present time adverb, 'now', followed by a past tense verb. Changing 'now' to 'then' keeps all in the same time reference.

link answered Mar 12 '13 at 00:09 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

Thanks for catching that! I did switch tenses. Good work.

SusanMar 12 '13 at 02:37

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