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What is the antecedent of the pronoun in the sentence The strikers will return to work when the union representatives have completed their negotiations?


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April 02, 2011 7:17PM

An antecedent is the word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers, as shown by the context. The antecedent is "representatives" because it is "their" (pronoun) negotiations - this is assuming that it is the representatives and not the strikers that are doing the negotiating.