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Hear her sobbing her heart out #1 (permalink) Sun Dec 19, 2004 5:26 am   Hear her sobbing her heart out
 

Test No. incompl/inter-44 "Speaking 1 (At the Theatre)", question 7

The leading lady is also absent from our stage and you can probably hear her ......... her heart out as I speak.

(a) sobbing
(b) soaking
(c) spitting
(d) calling

Test No. incompl/inter-44 "Speaking 1 (At the Theatre)", answer 7

The leading lady is also absent from our stage and you can probably hear her sobbing her heart out as I speak.

Correct answer: (a) sobbing

Your answer was: correct
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her sobbing her heart?
her twice? I still don't get it.
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Her heart #2 (permalink) Sun Dec 19, 2004 11:54 am   Her heart
 

Yes, the first her is the object pronoun. (I can hear her = I can hear Mary.)
The second her is the possessive adjective (her heart = Mary's heart).

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