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[from the novel 'Twenty Years a Growing', by Maurice O'Sullivan]

I felt a prod in my shoulder. 'The bus is coming,' said George. She comes across with a loud grating noise. The crowd moves towards her, myself and my companion among them. She moves away rapidly.


1. Does she mean 'the bus'?

2. Does them denote 'the crowd'?

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anonymous1. Does she mean 'the bus'?

Yes, apparently.

anonymous2. Does them denote 'the crowd'?

Yes.

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anonymous1. Does she mean 'the bus'?

Yes. Irish has gender, and the Irish word for "bus" is feminine. I guess that's what we're seeing.

anonymous2. Does them denote 'the crowd'?

Yes.