An imposter is defined as a notionally X person determiner phrase that is grammatically a Y person. Based on this definition, pronouns anteceded by imposter determiner phrases are also imposters. However, there are cases that raise the question of whether any pronouns having no imposter antecedents are pronominal imposters. This chapter looks at possible cases of pronominal imposters. It focuses on one example in which the first person plural pronoun we can be used by a nurse to denote a single patient he or she is addressing. The chapter also discusses the Pronominal Agreement Condition.
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