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third person voice
used in Do You Speak American?

2 uses
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Definition
grammatical technique of telling a story using the pronouns "he/she" (singular) or "they" (plural)
  • One notable feature that is easy for nonlinguists to grasp is the use of "s" on the third person singular of verbs.
    six — Bad-mouthing Black English (32% in)
  • One of the kids, named Maiso, said, "Third person singular."
    six — Bad-mouthing Black English (68% in)

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Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®Wikipedia: Third Person Narrative