Mrs Rutledge writing pronoun definitions

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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

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