I think the pronoun “he” and “she” is not able to identify their two precursors in both sentences? Ladybug + snake = plural precursor; she = plural pronouns. Many people form a company, a school or an organization. However, consider these three groups as a singular for the purposes of pronoun agreement and use them, them or yourself, to maintain conformity. But if the second precursor is singular, then you need a singular pronoun to maintain consistency: another possibility is to add the word members after a collective noun. The members are a plural precursor and demand one them, them, theirs, etc. The English language contains pronouns, words like she, it or they. Pronouns are generic words that have little meaning in themselves. When you hear a friend say, “Wow, she`s beautiful,” you know your girlfriend is referring to a single being or a female object, but with only the pronoun, you don`t know if the comment is about a woman, a parpard, an antique doll, or a car. You can`t imagine it until you know what this pronoun refers to. If a collective noun is a precursor, the behavior of its members determines whether you need a singular or plural pronoun.

In this example, the jury acts as a single entity; Therefore, the reference pronoun is the singular. Eating ice cream for dinner = precursor; what = relative pronouns. We don`t talk or write that way. We automatically replace the Lincoln`s subname with a pronoun….