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Can I say "them" about things? Or I should say "its"
Oct 19, 2017 9:26 AM
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Yes, you can always do that. It has nothing to do with being alive, them/their is just the pronoun for any plural noun, whether the singular was he, she or it. Unlike the singular "it" which always implies a non-person, the plural pronouns "they", "them", and "those" do not. The plural forms should be used for any plural noun, whether or not it is a person. There aren't actually plural forms of people-specific pronouns. For a single apple, you put it into a container. For multiple apples, you put them into a container and for multiple people, you still put them into a container.
October 19, 2017
Yes. "those things", "what are you doing with them?", "what are they?"
October 19, 2017
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