Clarifying Vague Pronouns

The school computers arrived with games preloaded.These were the second batch the school had received.

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  1. "These" refers to what? The computers or the games??

  2. While the pronoun is technically vague, I think the context makes it clear that it refers to the computers. The computers arrived, not the games.

    At the worst, it could refer to both the computers and the games.

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    posted by Steve
  3. The games were the second batch we received

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    posted by suzie
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    posted by deea
  5. The school computers arrived with games preloaded.These were the second batch the school had received.

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