Indefinite Pronouns for intermediate learners
Indefinite pronouns refer to people or things without saying exactly who or what they are. In this lesson, we will learn more about these pronouns.
What Are Indefinite Pronouns?
Indefinite pronouns are pronouns that we use to refer to people or things without mentioning who or what exactly they are.
Indefinite pronouns do not directly refer to any particular person, animal or thing.
Common Indefinite Pronouns
Common indefinite pronouns are:
Here are some examples of indefinite pronouns:
Let's just relax and do
Indefinite pronouns ending in '-body' refer to people, and indefinite pronouns ending in '-thing' refer to things.
Negative Indefinite Pronouns
Pronouns starting with 'no' and 'any' are negative indefinite pronouns. We use them to give a negative meaning to a sentence. The big difference is that we use 'no' with affirmative sentences and 'any' with negative sentences or questions.
anything in this box.')
something in this box.')
nothing is this box?')