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WRITER'S CHOICE CH. 11

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pronoun
is a word that takes the place of one or more nouns and the words that describe tips nouns
personal pronouns
are pronouns that are used to refer to people or things
subject pronoun
is used as the subject of a sentence
object pronoun
is used as the object of a verb or preposition
PERSONAL PRONOUNS : SINGULAR ( USED AS SUBJECTS )
I, you, he, she, it
PERSONAL PRONOUNS : SINGULAR ( USED AS OBJECTS )
me, you, him, her, it
PERSONAL PRONOUNS : PLURAL ( USED AS SUBJECTS )
we, you, they
PERSONAL PRONOUNS : PLURAL ( USED AS OBJECTS )
us, you them
antecedent
is the noun or group of words that a pronoun refers to
possessive pronoun
is a pronoun that shows who or what has something. a possessive pronoun may take the place of a possessive noun
POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS : SINGULAR ( USED BEFORE NOUNS )
my, your, her, his, its
POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS : PLURAL ( USED BEFORE NOUNS )
our, your, their
POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS : SINGULAR ( USED ALONE )
mine, yours, hers, his, its
POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS : PLURAL ( USED ALONE )
ours, yours, theirs
do possessive pronouns EVER have apostrophes ?
NEVER EVER EVER EVER
indefinite pronoun
is a pronoun that's not refer her to a particular person, place, or thing
in addition the indefinite pronouns : _____ ___ ___ ____ ____ ____ are singular or plural depending on the face that follows
all, any, most, none, & some
when an indefinite pronoun is used as the ___ of a sentence, the verb must agree with it in ____
subject ; # (( number ))
_____ pronouns often have ______ pronouns as their antecedents. in such cases the pronouns must agree in ___. note ; that that intervening _____ phase does ___ affect the agreement.
possessive, indefinite, number, prepositional, NOT
SOME INDEFINITE PRONOUNS : SINGULAR
another, anybody, anyone, anything, each, either, everybody, everyone, everything, much, neither, nobody, no one, nothing, one, somebody, someone, & something
SOME INDEFINITE PRONOUNS : PLURAL
both, few, many, others, & several
reflexive pronoun
refers to a noun or another pronoun and indicates that the same person or thing is involved
intensive pronoun
is a pronoun that adds emphasis to a noun or pronoun already named
REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS : SINGULAR
myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself
REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS : PLURAL
ourselves, yourselves, themselves
reflexive and intensive pronouns have special uses. they should never be used as the ____ of a sentence or as the _____ of the verb or preposition
subject ; object
interrogative pronoun
is a pronoun used to introduce an interrogative sentence
demonstrative pronoun
is a pronoun that points out something
WHO is used when the ____ pronoun is the ___ of the sentence
interrogative, subject
WHOM is used when the ___ pronoun is the ___ of a verb or ____
interrogative, object, preposition
DEMONSTRATIVE PRONOUNS
this, that, these, & those
THIS =
THESE =
THAT =
THOSE =
1) singular (( refers to something nearby ))
2) plural (( refers to something at a distance ))
3) singular (( refers to something nearby ))
4) plural (( refers to something at a distance ))
INTERROGATIVE PRONOUNS
which, whose, whom, what
WHICH & WHAT =
WHOSE =
1) are used to refer to things or ideas
2) shows that someone possesses something