Look! It's a List of Pronouns!

Before you look at the list of pronouns, let's have a quick refresher on the definition of a pronoun.

Quick Refresher

A pronoun is a word that takes the place of one or more nouns.

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These tables show a list of pronouns for the following types of pronouns:

personal, relative, demonstrative, indefinite, reflexive,

intensive, interrogative, possessive, subject and object

List of Pronouns

Personal Pronouns

These take the place of common and proper nouns.
Singular Plural
First Person: The person or people speaking or writing I
Second Person: The person or people being spoken or written to you

(Learn the story of you.)
Third Person: The person, people, or things being spoken or written about she, her
he, him

Learn how to form compound possessives with personal pronouns here.

Relative Pronouns

These relate subordinate adjective clauses to the rest of the sentence.
that, which, who, whom, whose, whichever, whoever, whomever

Demonstrative Pronouns

These represent a thing or things.
Singular Plural
Refers to things that are nearby this these
Refers to things that are far away that those

Indefinite Pronouns

These refer to something that is unspecified.
Singular anybody, anyone, anything, each, either, everybody, everyone, everything, neither, nobody, no one, nothing, one, somebody, someone, something
Plural both, few, many, several
Singular or Plural all, any, most, none, some

Reflexive Pronouns

These end in self or selves.
Singular Plural
First Person: The person or people speaking or writing myself

(Do you misuse myself?)
Second Person: The person or people being spoken or written to yourself yourselves
Third Person: The person, people, or things being spoken or written about himself, herself, itself themselves

Interrogative Pronouns

These are used to ask questions.
what, who, which, whom, whose

Possessive Pronouns

These are used to show ownership.
Singular Plural
Used Before Nouns These actually function as adjectives. Crazy! my
his, her, its
Used Alone mine
his, hers

Subject and Object Pronouns

These are used as either the subject or the object in a sentence.
Singular Plural
Subjects tell us whom or what the sentence is about. I
she, he, it
Objects: direct objects, indirect objects, objects of prepositions me
her, him, it

Sentence Diagramming
& Pronouns

Sentence diagramming is a visual way to show how the words in a sentence are related to each other.

Pronouns can do many things in a sentence, and the way they are diagrammed depends on the way that they are acting in each sentence.

Here are some of the jobs that pronouns can do: subject, direct object, indirect object, object of the preposition, and predicate noun.

noun pronoun sentence diagram

You can learn more about diagramming by going to the grammar exercise page, which will take you step-by-step through diagramming.

I hope this has helped you learn a bit more about pronouns!

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