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" ... are of different persons, the verb agrees with the first person in preference to the second, and with the second in preference to the third. Mon frère et moi (nous) vien- My brother and I will come. "
Elements of Greek Grammar: Used in Yale College - Page 125
by Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1833 - 259 pages
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A short and easy access to French grammar and conversation

F L. Murgeaud - 1842
...nothing of them. fern. s When the nominatives are of different persons, the verb agrees with the Art!, in preference to the second, and with the second, in preference to the third; and then a resuming pronoun, пous or сotw, serves as a nominative to the verb. OF PERSONAL PRONOUNS....
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The French teacher

1844 - 239 pages
...same number and person as the substantive to which qui refers ; but if qui refers to several subjects of different persons, the verb agrees with the first...second, and with the second in preference to the third. 1. In French, a substantive collective general, though followed by a substantive plural, requires the...
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Introductory grammar of the French language

E F C. Ritter - 1844
...subjects of different persons, it must be put in the plural, and agrees, preceded by a resuming pronoun, with the first person in preference to the second, and with the second in preference to the third (see 231). II. When the different persons are joined by the conjunction ni, the resuming pronoun is...
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First Latin Book: Being the Author's Original "First Lessons in Latin ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - Latin language - 1845 - 219 pages
...expressed, unless great emphasis is denoted. 334. If the nominatives are of different persons, the predicate verb agrees with the first person in preference to...second, and with the second in preference to the third. Si tu et Tullia valetis, ego et Cicero valemus. 335. A collective noun is sometimes joined to a plural...
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A school grammar of the English language

Brothers of the Christian schools of Ireland - 1846 - 80 pages
...require a singular verb. sons are joined by and, the plural pronoun agrees in person with the first in preference to the second, and with the second in preference to the third. Oxygen and azote form atmospheric air. He and she are near relatives. The earth and moon have a tendency...
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Guide to the French language

J. J. P. Le Brethon - 1847
...best. Ce sont EUX qui parlent fe mieux. If Qui refers to several substantives of DIFFERENT persons,* it agrees with the FIRST person in preference to the...and with the SECOND in preference to the third ; as, It is you and / who speak best. C' est vous et MOI qui parlons le mieux. It is you and he who speak...
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The theory and practice of Latin grammar

William Hunter (rector of Ayr acad.) - 1847
...predicate, which is placed first. 2. The verb, or copula and predicate, (valemus=sumus + valentes), agrees with the first person, in preference to the...second, and with the second in preference to the third; ego et tu = nos ; tu et ille=vos. The Unmans said ego et tu, I andthou, notthou and I. 4. The verb...
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Institutes of English Grammar Methodically Arranged

Goold Brown - English language - 1848 - 311 pages
...xiii. 13. OBs. 3. — When the nominatives are of different persons, the verb agrees with the lirst person in preference to the second, and with the second in preference to the third ; for thou and / (or l,e, tlim,, and /) are equivalent to we ; and thou and he arc equivalent to you...
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The Practical French Teacher, Or, A New Method of Learning to Read, Write ...

Norman Pinney - French language - 1849 - 400 pages
...connected by ou, the verb must be plural ; and that of different persons, the verb agrees with the first in preference to the second, and with the second in preference to the third, has been sufficiently seen. 2. When the words of the subject connected by ou are of different persons,...
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A system of English grammar

John White - 1850 - 198 pages
...virtue in many a promising mind. Neither the master nor his servants deserves to be trusted. Pronoun agrees with the first person in preference to the...and with the second in preference to the third ; as, He and I were in the park reading our books ; you and he have prepared your lessons. The Pronoun of...
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