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Example from my writing:

Aru smiled back at him and at his thought. “I think there’s no need to find him.” So what if Ichi wasn't a prime number? Their hearts combined would produce a one, one that might make her infinitely happy.

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What to do in cases where you have awkward pronoun repetition?

  • I don't think this question is off topic, as it does not ask for help rephrasing the example passage, but explicitly asks what to do "in cases like these" (my emphasis). The example is given to illustrate the problem and there is no appeal to help rephrase it. So please find a better reason to close this question, if you must, but I would leave it open as perfectly within site rules. – user5645 Jan 20 '17 at 18:38
  • I think it's borderline, but it is a common situation. "the the" is an analogous situation. – Neil Fein Jan 22 '17 at 23:35
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    What does the second paragraph mean? – aparente001 Jan 23 '17 at 4:58
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There is nothing wrong with the repetition in this case. It emphasizes the important information in a pleasant manner.

If you want to avoid repetition of words, what you can do is

rephrase

your sentence(s). How to rephrase will depend on the given situation, and asking for and giving help rephrasing passages is off topic on this site.

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