Because of that fact, if someone gets sick everybody feel their pain.

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Why is it a Pronoun agreement mistake?

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Because of that fact, if someone gets sick everybody feel their pain.
asked Mar 10 at 00:13 claudia cavalcante New member

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"Someone" is a single person. "Their" is plural.

link comment answered Mar 10 at 00:59 Patty T Grammarly Fellow
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'Everybody' is singular, and 'feel' is plural.  'Everybody' is acting as one unit.

link comment answered Mar 10 at 01:10 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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