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What is grammatically wrong with the following sentence?
"If someone feels they haven’t been treated respectfully, the odds are they’re right."

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    Please see my answer to your last post. Note in this sentence there are two pronoun errors.

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    It would be better here to change the subject noun than to change the pronouns.

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    So would I change it to the following:
    The word someone is singular. Therefore you would change they’re to he or she.

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    You could do it that way -- but Guru's suggestion is better and not as awkward. Change someone to a plural pronoun.

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    Or a plural noun.

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