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Pronouns A pronoun is a word that is used in place of one or more nouns or pronouns. The antecedent of a pronoun is the word(s) that the pronoun stands for or refers to. (1) Personal pronoun chart
Personal Pronouns NOMINATIVEOBJECTIVEPOSSESSIVE 1 st person singular I 2 nd person singular you 3 rd person singular he, she, it 1 st person plural our 2 nd person plural 3 rd person plural they
Pronouns (3) Demonstrative Pronouns Point out specific person, place, thing, or idea. This that these those This is my favorite restaurant.
Pronouns (4) Interrogative pronouns Introduce a question Who whom which what whose Which of the songs is your favorite?
Pronouns (5) Relative pronouns Introduce a subordinate clause That which who whom whose The ship that you saw is sailing to Greece. David is a friend who is coming to the party.
Indefinite Pronouns An indefinite pronoun refers to one or more persons, places, ideas, or things that may or may not be specifically named. anyeachfewall anybodyeithermanynone anyoneneitherseveral anythingeveryonemost someoneeverythingsome somethingnothingboth
Indefinite Pronouns 1. Angelo has everything he will need to go rock climbing. 2.Is anyone at home? 3.Most of the birds have already flown south. 4.Everyone needs to get his or her book. 5.All of the pie has already been eaten. 6.All of her teammates are ready to play.