alt. he or she; singular of they, used as a gender-neutral reference to the third person singular. pron. he or she; singular of they, used as a gender-neutral reference to the third person singular.
Usage examples of "he/she".
The tennis player does better when he/she gives up self-criticism and awfulizing (Gallwey, 1974).
That "struggle" is often formed between the various personalities representing the various role-plays that the human form has dependencies upon, and their interpretations about: he/she versus me.
The disarmer is warm and understanding, he/she tries to protect the lover from all stress and pain, often denying his/her own rights and emotional needs in order to please the lover.
However, if one believes he/she is doing something for an extrinsic reward, this may reduce the awareness of potential intrinsic satisfactions (Deci, 1975).
He/she goes back to earlier steps or stages and reads more, asking why am I not more motivated, what methods will work better, is there another unseen problem involved, do I need to give more attention to maintaining my gains, etc.
He/she sat among the rocks, as still as an inanimate object ought to be, enjoying the warmth, admiring Pales, and observing the people who came to photograph or point at Pales, many of them with an air of outrage.
Had Can o' Beans been told of this, holding on for dear life out in the swells of the far Atlantic, he/she might simply have tumbled out of his/her twat-pink bunker and joined the garbage to which starfishes attached themselves at the bottom of the sea.
Likewise, any person associated with a negative life experience--the first kid to beat up on you, the first boy/girl to two-time you, the first boss to fire you--forms expectations of others who look or act as he/she did.