Pronoun agreement

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This is because reading should be taken as a workout and if one is in need of a workout, they ought to lift the weights not books.

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This is because reading should be taken as a workout and if one is in need of a workout, they ought to lift the weights not books.
asked Feb 13 at 15:58 Robert Galleno New member

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I really don't follow what your sentence is trying to say. In regard to pronoun agreement, "one" is singular and "they" is plural. You should try to rewrite it so that both are singular or both are plural.

link comment answered Feb 13 at 16:15 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

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