I think it's fairly standard - 'you' and 'we' sound a lot less formal, but I wouldn't say 'one' sounds overly formal if used in moderation. I often just extract any kind of personal pronoun and say things like 'It must be noted' etc.
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Using "one" as a pronoun in an essay. watch
- 04-02-2010 14:41
(Original post by EffDee)
- 09-02-2010 17:02
what's the passive voice?
You can always reformulate a sentence into this form.
One can always reformulate a sentence into this form.
It's always possible to reformulate a sentence into this form. (Impersonal)
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- 09-02-2010 18:01
learn something new every day
- 11-02-2010 15:27
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- 11-02-2010 17:25
My English teacher told me off for using 'one' once in my personal statement, saying it makes me sound like Margeret Thatcher at a tea party, or something.