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per·son

(pûr′sən)
n.
1. A living human.
2. The composite of characteristics that make up an individual personality; the self.
3. The living body of a human.
4. Physique and general appearance.

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Q. Do you personally know anyone that's autistic? Right, I agree 1 in 150 is diagnosed with autism. Do you personally know anyone that's autistic?

A. Yes as per the latest statistics in U.S it is 1 out of 150 of kids born has autism. I know 5 kids, all friends of family; all moms were on fertility drugs to get pg. Very sad. Two of the kids are twins and besides being autistic they have cerebral palsy.

Q. Alcoholism becomes a habit in person? How does alcoholism becomes a habit in person?

A. If you think about alcohol all the time and you need it to feel good then it's a problem. If it's just a rare but pleasant action then there is no big disaster.
It may be a problem if the alcohol being the cause of depending (physical or corporial it is not just the same!)

Q. How can persons with autism learn best? The person with autism can’t concentrate on studies? How can persons with autism learn best?

A. Where have you read such a misguiding message? No one can say that the person with autism can’t concentrate on studies. They can be trained through specially-trained teachers, using specially structured programs that emphasize individual instruction; persons with autism can learn to function at home and in the community. Some can lead nearly normal lives.

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In what follows, I will closely examine the shift in narrative levels in excerpt [3], focusing on such stylistic aspects as the verb tense, pronouns, the sentence length, and the sentence structure (below, Table 2 shows sentence structure and Table 3 shows personal pronouns in the first three paragraphs of [3]).
Liddicoat, observing a group of adult learners considering personal pronoun use from an intercultural orientation, notes that 'in addition to developing knowledge of the person address system in French, these students began to explore the cultural and interpersonal understandings that underlie the system' (Liddicoat, 2006, p.
In the type where's my glasses (adjunct wh-word, subject after the finite verb) the verb can be in the singular if the subject is a full noun phrase; if the subject is a personal pronoun, the verb must be in the plural; for instance, where are they (Henry 1995: 41, referring to Radzinski 1985).
Hajdu believes that the inflection comes from the Proto-Finnic 3P personal pronoun *sen, and only thereafter obtained the meaning of a reflexive pronoun ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 1985 : 244-247).
Similarly in both the Gloria and the Agnus Dei the personal pronoun you is used instead of the proper English equivalent of the Latin qui, who, a relative pronoun to introduce a subordinate clause.
And, more important, she introduces the first personal pronoun "I.
The study focuses on three aspects of language acquisition: personal identification, personal pronoun acquisition and use, and the issue of whether the early lexical and syntactic development is 'separate' or 'merged' in the early stages of development.
While he is pondering about how to express his thoughts, he is looking into his own space, but once he has plans he puts the personal pronoun emphasis to the right, the area of the future.
It is worth mentioning, that the personal pronoun paradigm in Nganasan shows decreased paradigmatic strength as the nominative personal pronouns have generalized and are nowadays used as genitive and accusative (Wagner-Nagy 2002 : 93).
Consequently, a singular personal pronoun should not be analyzed as "syntactic agreement", but as (singular) "semantic agreement" (i.

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