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I think you are asking about options for generic reference—talking about an non-specific person in a hypothetical scenario. You need to decide how to refer to the person when you first mention them, and when you refer back to them. First mention: How to introduce a generic person into the story? You could use a generic pronoun like you or one; or an ...


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"You", the second person pronoun, is addressing a listener. You could also use "I" for your scenario. The advantage of either is that using them may avoid having to make awkward choices about the gender of other pronouns. There is also "one". Sometimes one doesn't feel like going to class. That has a formal feeling that is ...


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