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Thou art asking a good question, so I shall answer thee! There is something the others aren't telling thee that'll help explain this better. Thou/thee was informal, ye/you was formal and also the 2nd person plural form, so eventually people became more polite and used the formal/polite you over thou, but if this were the case then why hasn't french/spanish/...


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I will start answering to flush out the semantics described according to my sense of American English. In "1. I have to go now, my Uber driver has arrived," the possessive is normally required and is a compact way of saying "the Uber driver that is coming to pick me up has arrived." If the context is absolutely clear, it is acceptable to ...


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You're right that case declension in English is confined to pronouns. It used to be a feature of nouns and adjectives as well, but that was lost; presumably the reason it's retained in pronouns has to do with their frequency, since very frequent words often retain grammatical complexity or irregularity that is lost or regularized in other words. It doesn't ...


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