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This that these those
What which who whom whose
Refer to the subject and is necessary to the meaning
emphisize a noun or pronoun but is not necessary to the meaning
These pronouns are very vague. These are pronouns that do NOT refer to a definite person, place, thing or idea.
the word that a pronoun stands for
A pronoun designating the person speaking, the person spoken to, or the person or thing spoken about .
case, gender, and number
Personal pronouns have different forms depending on their_______
Pronouns that point to specific things
These pronouns [which have the same forms as the intensive pronouns] indicate that the sentence subject also receives the action of the verb.
A pronoun that is used to add emphasis to a statement. They have the same forms as reflexive pronouns.
A pronoun that is used in order to ask a question. Often it has no antecedent because the antecedent is unknown
used as the subordinating word[conjunction] to introduce a subordinate clause
definite relative pronoun
a relative pronoun that refers to an antecedent, as who in It was I who told you.
indefinite relative pronoun
a relative pronoun without an antecedent, as whoever in They gave tickets to whoever wanted them.
I, she, he it
singular, nominative case, personal pronouns
plural, nominative case personal pronouns
personal pronoun that always takes a plural verb
me, her, him, it
singular, objective case, personal pronouns
plural, objective case, personal pronouns
my, mine, his, her, hers, its
singular, possessive case, personal pronouns
our, ours, their, theirs
plural, possessive case, personal pronouns
both singular and plural, possessive case. personal pronouns [decided by use in the sentence]
singular, indefinite pronouns
anybody, everybody, nobody, somebody, anyone, one, anything, something, another, enough, less, other
plural, indefinite pronouns
both, few, fewer, many, several, others
all, any, most, some, none, such, more
indefinite pronouns whose number is determined by its use in the sentence
singular, demonstrative pronouns
plural, demonstrative pronouns
myself, herself, himself, itself, yourself
singular reflexive/intensive pronouns
ourselves, yourselves, themselves
plural reflexive/intensive pronouns
that, which, who, whom, and whose
who, what, which
nominative case, interrogative pronouns
whom, what, which
objective case, interrogative pronouns
possessive case, interrogative pronouns
changes form depending on who or what the role it plays in a sentence.
tells who or what the sentence is about.
takes the place of the noun [example_______ I, you, we, they, it, she, or he]
points out people, places or things.
shows possession or ownership [example_______ That car is MINE.]
tells whom, what or for what the action is done.
shows possession [example_______ That's MY car.]
follows a preposition
object of a preposition
the receiver of the action of the verb [example_______ I love HER.]
may be used as an object verb [example_______ I gave HER my book.]
It takes the place of the nouns.
It is the pronoun that function as the subject and as the predicate in the sentence.
They congratulated the winner graciously. Is it a Subject or Predicate Nominative?
It ruined our picnic. Is it a Subject or Predicate Nominative?
She gave me a beautiful wallet. Is it a Subject or Predicate Nominative?
The hope of our country is you. Is it a Subject or Predicate Nominative?
The key to our success is he. Is it a Subject or Predicate Nominative?
The persons who contributed to the nation's growth are they. Is it a Subject or Predicate Nominative?
It comes immediately after the be verbs: is, are, was, and were.
It is the pronouns that can be direct or indirect.
The host led us to our seats. What is the Object Pronoun?
The coach called a foul on them. What is the Object Pronoun?
point out the person or thing refered to
What Demonstrative Pronouns are you going to use for a singular thing that is near you?
What Demonstrative Pronouns are you going to use for a plural thing that is near you?
What Demonstrative Pronouns are you going to use for a singular thing that is far from you?
What Demonstrative Pronoun are you going to use for a plural thing that is far from you?
What Demonstrative Pronoun are you going to put on the blank? _______ papers are for sale. [far]
What Demonstrative Pronouns are you going to put on the blank? _______ house is near the school [near]
What do you the pronoun that shows ownership or possession?
These presents are mine. What is the Possessive Pronouns?
Those books are yours. What is the Possessive Pronouns?
This bag is hers. What is the possessive Pronoun?
somebody [ personal or non-personal reference ]
someone [ personal or non-personal reference ]
anybody [ personal or non-personal reference ]
anyone [ personal or non-personal reference ]
nobody [ personal or non-personal reference ]
no one [ personal or non-personal reference ]
Non - Personal Reference
everything [ personal or non-personal reference ]
Non - Personal Reference
something [ personal or non-personal reference ]
Non - Personal Reference
anything [ personal or non-personal reference ]
Non - Personal Reference
nothing [ personal or non-personal reference ]
Pronouns that is a subtitle for definite names and number of people, places and objects,
everybody [ personal or non-personal reference ]
everyone [ personal or non-personal reference ]
a word that takes the place of a noun, can be used in a sentence in places a noun would be used: subject, predicate nominative, direct object, indirect object, object of preposition, or appositive
the six types of pronouns
personal, interrogative, demonstrative, indefinite, compound, and relative
refer to the speaker, the person spoken to, and the person spoken about
examples are: I, me, we, us, my, mine, our, ours
examples are: you, your, yours
examples are: he, she, it, they, him, her, them, his, hers, its, their, theirs
used to ask a question
the tense of the indefinite pronouns: each, either, neither, one, everyone, everybody, no one, nobody, anyone, anybody, someone, somebody
the tense of the indefinite pronouns: both, few, several, many
either singular or plural
the tense of the indefinite pronouns: some, any, none, all, most
pronouns combined with -self or -selves
used to introduce dependent clauses
examples are: who, whom, whose, which, that
doesn't, isn't, and wasn't are _______ and must be used with _______ subjects.
don't, aren't, and weren't are _______ and must be used with _______ subjects.
subject, predicate nominative
the verb agreees with the _______ not the _______.
a pronoun must agree with its antecedent in _______.
pronouns that refer to compound antecedents joined by and are usually _______.
agrees with its antecedent in number and so detirmines its own clause
antecedents of the _______ and _______ genders are referred to by he, him, his.
antecedents of the _______ gender are referreed to by she, her, hers.
antecedents of the _______ gender are referred to by it, its.
antecedents that are the names of animals are generally referred to by _______ pronouns.
having two or more possible meanings
means that the antecedent is not actually stated but must be inferred from other words in the sentence
avoid the _______ use of it, you, they.
it should always have a _______ antecedent.
do not use _______ unless speaking specifically to the reader.
do not use they unless it has a _______ antecedent.
nominative, objective, possessive
the three different cases of pronouns
the case of pronouns which includes: I, he, she, we, they, who, whoever, you
the case of pronouns used for subjects and predicate nominatives
a pronoun used as a[n] _______ must be in the same case as the word to which it refers.
it is [me/I] is correct for formal writing
the case of pronouns which includes: me, him, her, us, them, whom, whomever
the case of pronouns used for direct objects, indirect object, and objects of prepositions
pronouns that show ownership or relationship
do not use the _______ forms of hisself or theirselves.
do not use a double _______.
use _______ instead of them as a demonstrative pronoun.
use _______ or _______ to refer to persons.
use _______ to refer to things.
use _______ to refer to persons or things.
use a _______ case pronoun before a gerund.