Mrs Rutledge writing pronoun definitions

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words that takes the place of nouns


the word that the pronoun refers to or takes the place of

indefinite pronouns

pronouns that do not refer to a specific noun

subject pronoun examples

I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they

object pronoun examples

me, you, him, her, its, us, you, them

interrogative pronouns

pronouns that start a sentence that asks a question

demonstrative pronouns

pronouns that point out a person, place, thing, or idea

relative pronouns

pronouns that start a subordinate clause

reflexive/intensive pronoun examples

myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, yourselves, themselves

possessive pronouns

pronouns that show ownership

indefinite pronoun examples

everybody, somebody, anyone, someone, both, few, most, none, all

reflexive pronouns

refer to a noun or another pronoun and indicate that the same person or thing is involved.

intensive pronouns

add emphasis to a noun or pronoun already named.

subject pronoun

used as the subject of a sentence.

object pronoun

used as a direct or indirect object of a verb or as an object of a preposition.

interrogative pronoun examples

who, whom, what, whose, which

reflexive/intensive pronouns

myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, yourselves, themselves

demonstrative pronouns examples

this, that, these, those

relative pronoun examples

that, which, who, whom, whose

possessive pronoun examples

my, your, his, hers, its, our, their
mine, yours, her, ours, theirs

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