Flashcard 1 Writing Flashcard Set for the PERT

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The correct answer is:

he, she, he or she


Explanation:

In this sentence, Every runner gives you the hint that the subject is singular so you should use a singular pronoun. If the gender of the subject was specified in the sentence, then you could use a gender-specific pronoun (either he or she). If not, it would be proper to write he or she. If the sentence began All of the runners, you could use the pronoun they.