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Pronouns A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun or pronoun. Your Name
Personal Pronouns Definition: 1st Person - refers to the one speaking 2nd Person - refers to the one spoken to 3rd Person - refers to the one spoken about SingularPlural 1st PersonI, me, my, mine we, our, ours 2nd Personyou, your, yours 3rd Personhe, him, his, she, her, hers, it, its they, them, their, theirs
Possessive Pronouns Possessive pronouns are personal pronouns that are used to show ownership or possession. SingularPlural 1st Personmy, mineour, ours 2nd Personyour, yours 3rd Personhis, her, hers, its their, theirs
Subjective Pronouns Pronouns used as subjects and predicate nominatives are in subject form. SingularPlural 1st PersonIwe 2nd Personyou 3rd Personhe, she, itthey
Objective Pronouns Pronouns used as direct objects and indirect objects of verbs and as objects of prepositions are in object form. SingularPlural 1st Personmeus 2nd Personyou 3rd Personhim, her, itthem
Reflexive Pronouns A reflexive pronoun refers to the subject. It is necessary to the meaning of the sentence. Examples: myself, ourselves, yourself, yourselves, himself, herself, itself, themselves We enjoyed ourselves at the party.
Intensive An intensive pronoun emphasizes its antecedent (the noun it refers to). It is not necessary to the meaning of the sentence. Examples: myself, ourselves, yourself, yourselves, himself, herself, itself, themselves David himself bought a sandwich.
Demonstrative A demonstrative pronoun points out a specific person, place, thing, or idea. Demonstrative Pronouns this that these those
Interrogative An interrogative pronoun introduces a question. who whom whose what which
Relative A relative pronoun introduces a subordinate (dependent) clause. that which who whom whose
Indefinite An indefinite pronoun refers to a person, place, thing, or idea that may or may not be specifically named. Example: alleachmoreone bothotherfew anyeitherneitherseveralmuchsomemany anybodyeverybodysomebodynobody none anythingeverythingsomethingnothing anyoneeveryonesomeoneno one