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   В каких случаях вы считаете оправданным употребление they в значении единственного числа, когда пол человека неизвестен? 

1. Everyone should drive their cars on the right side of the road.
2. A student is expected to turn in their homework.
3. A friend lent me their keys.
4. A LiveJournal friend sent me their condolences. 
5. Dr. Zhu has presented their results at a conference.
6. A paper reported on the discovery made by Frule Mozgol. Their findings are shocking. 
7. Anyone can scratch their noses.
8. When asked about the situation, the politician, who wished to remain anonymous, stated their party position rather than their personal opinion.
9. Hospital records revealed that the kidney was donated by a person named Prikle Tuffinen. Their contribution is sincerely appreciated.
10. Hospital records identified the donor as X. Their contribution is sincerely appreciated.
11. Hospital records indicated that the kidney was donated by an anonymous donor. Their contribution is sincerely appreciated.
12. A lawyer is expected to listen to their client.
13. The paper ran an editorial on the findings of Frule Mozgol. Their journalistic ethics was questionable. 
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Слоагсно рзелульаттам илссеовадний одонго анлигйсокго унвиертисета, не иеемт занчнеия, в кокам пряокде рсапожолены бкувы в солве. Галвоне, чотбы преавя и пслоендяя бквуы блыи на мсете. Осатьлыне бкувы мгоут селдовтаь в плоонм бсепордяке, все рвано тксет чтаитсея без побрелм. Пичрионй эгото, по миенню сципаелитосв, ялвятеся то, что мы не чиатем кдаужю бкуву по отдльенотси, а все солво цликеом.

За такие исследования английскому университету полагается приз: бесплатная подписка на рекламу виагры.

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