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Pronoun Agreement Edit

Main Article: Agreement


Subtype Edit

Interrogative Edit

Interrogative pronouns ask which person or thing is meant. In reference to a person, one may use who (subject), whom (object) or whose (possessive).

Personal Edit

Personal pronouns may be classified by person, number, gender and case.

Indefinite Edit

Indefinite pronouns, the largest group of pronouns, refer to one or more unspecified persons or things. One group in English includes compounds of some-, any-, every- and no- with -thing, -one and -body.

Relative Edit

Relative pronouns (who, whom, whose, what, which and that) refer back to people or things previously mentioned.

Possessive Edit

Possessive pronouns are used to indicate possession (in a broad sense)

Demonstrative Edit

Demonstratives are words like this and that, used to indicate which entities are being referred to and to distinguish those entities from others.

Reflexive Edit

Reflexive pronouns are used when a person or thing acts on itself

Reciprocal Edit

Reciprocal pronouns refer to a reciprocal relationship (each other, one another).