What is an indefinite Pronoun? It is a pronoun that does not refer to a specific person, place or thing.
Indefinite Pronouns SingularPluralBoth another, everybody, one anybody, everyone, each anyone, everything, much, no one, nothing, anything, neither, either, somebody, someone, nobody, something Both Few Many Others Several All Any Most None Some Most Common :
1.Few are ever found again. 2.Everyone should bring his or her book to class. 3.Does anyone know the story of King Midas? Plural Singular Singular
1.Both of the girls (talk, talks) about careers in pharmacy 2.Each of the picture frames (were, was) cracked. 3.Several of the teachers (are, is) planning a field trip. Both ~ talk Each ~ was Several ~ are
Why is it important to pay attention to singular and plural pronouns? A pronoun must agree with its antecedent and verb in number.
Most indefinite pronouns are either singular or plural The indefinite pronouns all, any, most, none, and some can be singular or plural depending on the phrase that follows them. But
1.All of Mythology is about beliefs and ideals 2.All of the Myths are about beliefs and ideals. All of Mythology Mythology is singular, so all is singular. All of the Myths Myths is plural, so all is plural.
Most of the Pizza (is, are) gone. Most of the cup cakes (is,are) gone.
Some of the students (make, makes) no effort to pay attention. Most of the students (pass, passes) the test easily.
Some indefinite pronouns can be both singular and plural. How do you determine if they are singular or plural in the sentence Some indefinite pronouns can be both singular and plural. How do you determine if they are singular or plural in the sentence? Look at the object of the preposition.