"As you all know" - Review this sentence for personal pronouns

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Grammarly: The personal pronoun, “you”, may not be appropriate for formal writing. Consider removing this pronoun, and rephrasing your sentence.

 

My question: What's the problem with this sentence: "As you all know"?

 

Thank you.

edited Oct 07 '12 at 11:14 iG New member

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Is the context in which this sentence appears "formal writing"; for instance, academic writing?

 

Depending on the context from which this sentence is taken, you might want to consider:

 

As everyone here knows . . .

Readers will be aware that . . .

 

Can you give more information regarding the context?

link comment answered Oct 07 '12 at 11:24 Peter Guess Expert

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