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A pronoun is a word that takes the place of one or more nouns or pronouns. The word that the pronoun refers to is called the antecedent. There are seven types of pronouns: › personalinterrogative › demonstrativereflexive/intensive › relativepossessive › indefinite
Personal pronouns refer to the one speaking ( first person ), the one spoken to ( second person ), and the one spoken about ( third person ).
First person personal pronouns › I, me, my, mine, we, us, our, ours Second person personal pronouns › you, your, yours Third person personal pronouns › he, him, his, she, her hers, it, its, they, them, their, theirs
5. A reflexive pronoun refers to the subject of a sentence and functions as a complement or as an object of a preposition. 6. An intensive pronoun emphasizes its antecedent and serves no grammatical purpose.
First person reflexive pronouns › myself, ourselves Second person reflexive pronouns › yourself, yourselves Third person reflexive pronouns › himself, herself, itself themselves
Elena treated herself to a snack. The dog gave itself a bath. Albert himself organized the fundraiser.
8. An interrogative pronoun introduces a question. Who WhomWhichWhatWhose
9. A relative pronoun introduces a subordinate clause. thatwhichwhowhom whose
10. An indefinite pronoun refers to one or more
all another any anybody anyone anything both each either everyone everything few many more most much neither nobody none no one nothing one other several some somebody something such
11. A possessive pronoun shows ownership. Examples: your, my, our, theirs, etc.
12. A demonstrative pronoun points out a specific person, place thing or idea. It takes the place of what it points out. Examples this thatthese those