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Identify the pronoun which has an unclear antecedent in the following sentence, if one exists.

After you give the balls to the players, let me take a look at them.
a. you
b. me
c. them
d. all pronouns have clear antecedents

How do I answer this question? I am super confused.

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  1. What are the pronouns in that sentence? Make a list.

    Are there any for which you cannot tell the antecedent?
    http://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=pronouns+antecedent+rules

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  2. The pronouns in the sentence are you, me, and them.

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  3. OK ... and to whom is each one referring?

    you -- refers to ______
    me -- refers to ______
    them -- refers to ______

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  4. I do not think there is any that I cannot tell the antecedent so would the right answer be D?

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  5. you -- refers to the person being spoken to

    me -- refers to the speaker

    them -- refers to ..... ??

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  6. Wait so we are not sure about what the person is referring to when they used the word they? I just assumed that them was supposed to be the balls.

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  7. Why not the players?

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  8. I got it now thank you Writeacher! The right answer would be c. them because we do not know if it is referring to the players or the balls.

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  9. Exactly!

    You're welcome.

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  10. For the 2022 Texas COnnections Acadamy Quick Check, these are the answer...
    1. foretold
    2. the death of Abdul-Karim
    3. the possibility of one culture overcoming the other
    4. them
    5. their

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  11. anonymous is right ty!

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  12. anonymous is correct^

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