Pronouns – Introduction – Complete List – Post 13


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The prefix “pro-” derives from Latin and signifies “in place of”. That means that pro-nouns are words which substitute nouns.

If pronouns didn’t exist, we would be forced to repeat nouns over and over again, resulting in a rather annoying communication.

There are different types of pronouns:

Personal pronouns:
Singular Subject Object
1st I Me
2nd You You
3rd He Him
3rd She Her
3rd It It
3rd One One
Plural
1st We Us
2nd You You
3rd They Them
Reflexive pronouns:
Singular
1st Myself
2nd Yourself
3rd Himself
3rd Herself
3rd Itself
3rd Oneself
Plural
1st Ourselves
2nd Yourselves
3rd Themselves
Reciprocal pronouns:

Each other

One another

Possessive pronouns:
Singular
1st Mine
2nd Yours
3rd His
3rd Hers
3rd Its (own)
3rd One’s (own)
Plural
1st Ours
2nd Yours
3rd Theirs
Demonstrative pronouns:
Singular Plural
This These
That Those
Indefinite pronouns:
Somebody Someone Something
Nobody No one Nothing
Anybody Anyone Anything
Everybody Everyone Everything
Relative pronouns:
Subject Object Possessive
Who Who(m) Whose
Which Which Whose
That That
Interrogative pronouns:

Who (Subject)

Whom (Object)

Whose (Object possessed by an unknown subject)

What (Subject)

Which (Subject)

When (Object)

This is a complete list of English pronouns, you don’t need to memorize them all out of context, they will become familiar to you through practice. Take that list as a reference. You can consult it whenever you want.


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