Niwantha
"Ann's being ill" or "Ann being ill" - Which is correct in the following context? Hi friends, "Ann's being ill" or "Ann being ill" - Which is correct in the following context? Does this expression sound weird to you? 1) We will have to cancel the meeting due to Ann's being ill. 2) We will have to cancel the meeting due to Ann being ill. Thanks in advance! Niwantha
Jul 18, 2019 6:23 AM
Answers · 8
The first one is technically correct, but many native speakers will use the second one. In normal conversation, both are fine. In formal writing, use the first option.
July 18, 2019
The 2nd, "...Anne being ill." is the correct one.
July 18, 2019
Thanks Bob!
July 18, 2019
1 is correct
July 18, 2019
Thanks!
July 18, 2019
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