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I have a question concerning the following sentence: Teachers are these days very patient and give more information and they explain it better. Can we say explain them better also? Which one is correct?

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    Since it is unclear what "it" or "them" refers to, it is impossible to say. Is the referent singular or plural?

    Singular — it

    Plural — them

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    The "it" that teachers explain is information. It is a considered a singular word, although multiple facts and subjects may be involved.

    "Them" is not correct. If "facts" or "subjects" were substituted for "information", "them" would be OK.

  • English - Native speakers -

    The entire sentence needs fixing! Here's a smoother version:

    Teachers these days are very patient, give a great deal of information and explanation.

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