7 types of pronouns

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all about PRONOUNS!

Demonstrative Pronouns

make references to point out specific persons/things
EX: this (nearby) these
that (far away) those

Interrogative Pronouns

ask questions: who? whose? whom? which? what?
EX: Why are you?

Relative Pronouns

introduce dependent ADJECTIVE clauses. Who, whose, which, that, whom
EX: The car THAT I BOUGHT is silver

Intensive Pronouns

ends in self/selves and comes DIRECTLY after the noun/pronoun and intensifies/emphasizes it
EX: I MYSELF gave the presents

Reflexive Pronouns

ends in self/selves but DOES NOT come directly after the noun/pronoun, it comes before and reflects back to the it
EX: Abby, a girl, HERSELF gave the presents

Indefinite Pronouns

does not specify a specific quantity/quality

Indefinite Pronouns that are ALWAYS singular

anybody anyone anything
everybody everyone everything
somebody someone something
nobody no one nothing
each either neither one

Indefinite Pronouns that are ALWAYS plural

few several many both

Indefinite Pronouns that are SINGULAR and PLURAL

some all more most none

Personal Pronouns

arranged in cases that determine the function the pronouns may be in a sentence

What is CASE

determines the function of the pronouns in a sentence

Nominative Case

personal pronouns that may be used as subjects or predicate nominatives

Nominative Case 1st person singular and plural

I and we

Nominative Case 2nd person singular and plural

you and you

Nominative Case 3rd person singular and plural

he, she it and they

Objective Case

personal pronouns that may be used as a direct object, object of the preposition, or an indirect object

Objective Case 1st person singular and plural

me and us

Objective Case 2nd person singular and plural

you and you

Objective Case 3rd person singular and plural

him, her, it and them

Possessive Case

personal pronouns that show ownership

Possessive Case 1st person singular and plural

my, mine and our, ours

Possessive Case 2nd person singular and plural

your, yours and your yours

Possessive Case 3rd person singular and plural

his, her, hers, its and their, theirs

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