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Making Sense of Grammar
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"People like me, who is lazy and still questioning my career, tend to fail at homeschooling."
此處的關係子句有何問題?
asked Apr 12, 2018 in Questions about English Grammar by admin (25,520 points)
edited Apr 13, 2018 by admin | 1,103 views

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關係代名詞既是代替前面的名詞,其後的動詞必須和所代替的名詞相呼應,單複數要相符:

*People like me, [who is lazy and still questioning my career], tend to fail at homeschooling. 

→ 關係子句是修飾 people,不是 me

故正確的句子應該改為:

People like me, [who are lazy and still questioning their careers], tend to fail at homeschooling.

answered Apr 12, 2018 by admin (25,520 points)

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