'Nobody' is an indefinite pronoun that refers to an absence of people. In this part, we will go through its uses and grammatical rules in English grammar.
Nobody is an indefinite pronoun that means 'no person.' In this lesson, we will discuss when and how to use it.
'Nobody' as an Indefinite Pronoun
Nobody as an indefinite pronoun is used to refer to the absence of a group of people. Take a look at the following examples:
Position in a Sentence
Double Negation with 'Nobody'
Nobody is never used with negative verbs except in African-American dialect. Have a look:
'Nobody' as a Noun
Nobody as a noun means a person of no importance. It is a countable noun and can take 's.' Take a look at the following example:
You need to stop dating
No one can be replaced with they when it is repeated in a sentence. Accordingly, its object pronoun is 'them', its possessive determiner is 'their', and its possessive pronoun is 'theirs.' Look: