4 Antecedent Ante- is Latin for “before” and -cedere Latin for “to go”So a pronoun replaces a nobiss that passes in front of it … Example: Nate made his money today! The real Noune Nate will be replaced by the pronoun. 21 Undetermined Pronouns IIIInspecified pronouns are less specific than personal pronouns and have fewer forms. Singulier only singular or plural plural only each/everyone/anyone a pair of someone/someone several several person/person not too much/one plus/most of the 3 pronouns pronouns definitions takes the place of a noun. Authors must use the correct pronoun so that readers clearly understand what each pronoun refers to — which one is it? 20 Indeterminate Pronouns IIDetermined pronouns of each, each, each, someone, someone, person, person, everyone, many, and one are always unique. Think of each as a reference to each “body” – a body – singular Logic many, few, both, several, etc. are always plural – always more than one. 18 Pronouns II PossessiveThis computer belongs to him. > stand alone it`s his computer. > place before Nobiss Is this cat mine? > Stand alone Is this my cat? > Place before Nomen 10 More of This`n That`n These n`ThoseThis and That referto singular nomen; ex. This game is fun. ex.
This other game is not fun. These and these refer to plural substrates. ex. These games are fun. ex. These other games are not fun. 11 examples These are beautiful. (This is subj. of the sentence.) It`s delicious. (This is subj.
of the sentence.) I don`t like it. (This is a direct obj of the sentence.) It`ll take an hour. (It`s subj. of the sentence.) Jim wrote this. (This is the direct obj of the sentence.) These look good. (This is subj. of the sentence.) I`ll take this one. (This is a direct obj of the sentence.) 17 Possessive pronouns that replace the names AND show the property Are I, you, your place before Denmen: my, tone, be, you, sound, sound, remark: NOT APOstropHE ” its! 9 This is this one and these refer to names that are close to time or space. ex. This book is mine.
This and these refer to names that are further in time or space. ex. This book is yours. 7 The problem with Personal PronounsEnglish has no singularisons and plural forms of “you”. “You” is used for both men and women and the singular and plural. Do you understand me? For this reason, some people use slang – Y`all or Youse boys for plural use. 13 PRONOUNS LIST A H M er hers self-borrowed self-hismany me plus me all the other something B N the two I have by O I never have anyone in nothing e anyone all myself L F the small 5 pronouns must consent with the name they replace in sex and number. For example, you wouldn`t write that Nate made his money today! OR Nate made his money today! The first would not agree on sex and the second would not agree in numbers … 15 Object and Object Forms Your data is ready to be entered! 16 O other our S himself by Y S several she something T, that she herself and W us, no matter who, who himself 6 PRONOUNS SON – Al will soon give him the books.
(Obj) Personal pronouns in English are used to replace names that concern people. Personal pronouns can be used as a sentence subject or target. Ex.s: I went to the store. (Subj) We went to the store.