Pronoun Tips for Proper English Grammar

Part of the English Grammar For Dummies Cheat Sheet

The Beatles sang of “I, Me, Mine,” but understanding pronouns takes a little practice. Pronouns can be objective or subjective, and can show possession. You, me, him, her, them, us . . . everyone can speak and write more clearly by understanding pronouns.

  • Pronouns that may be used only as subjects or subject complements: I, he, she, we, they, who, whoever.

  • Pronouns that may be used only as objects or objective complements: me, him, her, us, them, whom, whomever.

  • Common pronouns that may be used as either subjects or objects: you, it, everyone, anyone, no one, someone, mine, ours, yours, theirs, either, neither, each, everybody, anybody, nobody, somebody, everything, anything, nothing, something, any, none, some, which, what, that.

  • Pronouns that show possession: my, mine, your, yours, his, her, hers, its, our, ours, their, theirs, whose.

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