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Unit 16 Pronouns nad Their Uses

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Pronoun
a word that takes the place of a noun; it can be used in a sentence in places a nouns would be used : subject, predicate nominative, direct object, indirect object, object of preposition , or appositive
Antecedent
the word for which a pronoun stands; is not always stated
Kinds of Pronouns
Personal Pronouns
Interrogative Pronouns
Demonstrative Pronouns
Indefinite Pronouns
Compound Pronouns
Relative Pronouns
Personal Pronouns
Refer to the speaker (I, me, we, us, my, mine, our, ours); refer to the person spoken to (you, your yours; and the person spoken about (he, she , it, they, him, her, them, his, hers, its,their, theirs)
Interrogative Pronouns
Are used to ask a question (who, whom, whose, which, what)
Demonstrative Pronouns
point out the person or thing referred to (this, that , these, those)
Indefinite Pronouns
do not definitely point out persons or things nad do not have antecedents (each , either, neither, one, everyone, everybody, no one, nobody, anyone, anybody, someone, somebody, both, few , several, many some any none all most)
Compound Pronouns
are pronouns combined with -self or -selves (myself, ourselves, yourself, yourselves, himself, herself, itself, oneself, themselves)
Relative Pronouns
are used to introduce dependent clauses (who, whom, whose, which, that)
Each, either, neither, one, everyone, everybody, no one, nobody, anyone, anybody, someone, somebody
indefinite pronouns that are singular and take a singular verb
both, few, several, many
indefinite pronouns that are plural and take a plural verb
some, any, none, all, most
indefinite pronouns may be either singular or plural
Doesn't , isn't, wasn't
singular and must be used with singular subjects
Don't , aren't, and weren't
are plural and must be used with plural subjects
Use Don't with these pronouns
I and you
The verb agrees with the _________
subject, not the predicate nominative
Nominative Case Pronouns
I, he , she we , they, who, whoever ; used as a subject or predicate nominatives