dislike / forget
1. He dislikes that somebody calls him late at night.
2. He dislikes somebody calling him late at night.
3. He dislikes somebody's calling him late at night.
1. She forgets that he said hello to her family.
2. She forgets him saying hello to her family.
3. She forgets his saying hello to her family.
Those sentences are from a grammar book. The two No, 1 are given and asking to making a sentence which has the same meaning with No 1. The answers were No 2 according to the book. I want to know if the No 3 can be the answers or if there are any grammatical errors there.
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"3. He dislikes somebody's calling him late at night. "
Though it is understandable and sometimes said, it is not gramatically correct. it should be said, "he dislikes that somebody is coling him late at night."
And though you can use "somebody's" in this case, i think that it is better to say "somebody is".
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