Suppose the following situation where I'm talking about artifacts.

"Debit and credit notes are" ... Is it correct to reference Debit and credit notes later on by using the subject "They are ..."?

It might be a simple answer but for non native english speaker it makes me wonder if is it correct or not.

  • yes. obviously! go with they.
    – Maulik V
    Mar 18 '14 at 13:23
  • or "such notes are"...
    – mplungjan
    Mar 18 '14 at 13:30
  • @MaulikV - wouldn't "those" be a better fit?
    – dtech
    Aug 18 '16 at 19:11
  • @ddriver We generally use 'those' when we 'point' at them. Say - those are the people who vandalized the premises. However, i'm not dead sure on this.
    – Maulik V
    Aug 22 '16 at 5:34

Yes, this is definitely okay!

Third person plural is always "they", regardless of gender.

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