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14. When one buys insurance, you need to be clear about your needs.
__ Pronoun shift in number
__ Pronoun shift in person
__ Ambiguous reference
__ No error

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    You shifted from "one" to "you" . I would call that ambiguous

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    Yes, it's ambiguous, but the error is the second one. The pronoun "one" is 3rd person, but the pronoun "you" is 2nd person.

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/consistency.htm
    Scroll down to Pronoun Reference.

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