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pronouns
words that takes the place of nouns
antecedent
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
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