personal pronouns

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Personal Pronouns

A personal pronoun is a word that substitutes a name to avoid repetition. Personal pronouns show us the grammatical person and gender of the name they refer to.

 

I vs. Me

'I' and 'me' are both words that mean the same thing, but each one must be used in a different circumstance. To know about this issue, start here.

 

Me vs. Myself

'Me' and 'myself' are both objects that refer to the same person, but they cannot be used in place of one another. Let's see.

 

I vs. Myself

Do you know what is the difference between 'I' and 'Myself'? They are both pronouns, both refer to the same person. But they are not interchangeable. Why?

 

You Singular or Plural

For 2nd person singular and plural, formal or informal, we only have one pronoun in English today. So aren't you curious to know how do we tell the difference?

 

You vs. Yourself

'Yourself' is a second person singular reflexive pronoun, 'you' is the second person personal pronoun both singular and plural. Can they be interchangeable?

 

He vs. Him

Which one is grammatically correct? 'I invited his parents, his girlfriend and he?' or 'I invited his parents, his girlfriend and him?' Let's find out!

 

He vs. His

'He' and 'his' are two examples of gender-specific words in the English language. One is a personal pronoun, the other is a possessive determiner and pronoun.

 

He and I or Him and I

'He and I' or 'Him and I'? Is one of them the correct choice? Or they are both wrong? Let's find out.

 

She vs. He

As you might've known already, 'he' and 'she' are the only gender-specific personal pronouns in the English language. Here, we'll explain them in more detail.

 

She and I vs. She and Me

What is the difference between 'she and I' and 'she and me'? Can we use both options? Or none of them is correct? Let's find out!

 

It vs. This

'It' and 'this' are both pronouns, but they are not synonymous. Here, we will discuss their similarities and differences.

 

It vs. They

'It' and 'they' are both personal pronouns. If you want to know what are their uses and functions under different circumstances, don't waste another second!

 

It vs. Them

'It' and 'They' are both pronouns, but what is the difference between 'it' and 'they'? Here we will discuss the differences and similarities of the two.

 

He vs. They

What should we choose when we do not want to be explicit about gender specificity? Well, in this lesson, you will learn about the new pronoun in English!

 

She vs. They

In writing academically or speaking formally, it is important that you don’t distinguish between genders. Here we will learn how!

 

She vs. Her

'She' and 'her' are both pronouns that are used to refer to nouns describing female persons and animals.

 

It vs. He and She

'It', 'she', and 'he' are personal pronouns that show person and number. 'He' and 'she' also show gender. Read this article to know these three pronouns.

 

We vs. Us

'We' is a subject pronoun used as the subject of sentences. 'Us' is an object pronoun used as an object in a sentence. But can they be interchangeable?

 

We vs. They

'We are the working class.' 'They are the upper class'. We use 'we' to refer to a group we feel belonged to and use 'they' when we feel a social distance.

 

Singular They: Is or Are

'Singular they' is a relatively new personal pronoun that has been introduced in modern English. It's singular, but are we suppose to use singular verbs or not?

 

They vs. Them

'They' and 'them' are both third-person plural pronouns and refer to plural nouns. But what is their main difference? Let's find out!

 

They, Singular or Plural

Is 'They' a singular or a plural pronoun? The answer to this question used to be so easy. We would've said yes. But it's more complicated than that.

 

They vs. Their

'They' and 'them' are both refer to a group of people, but they function differently in a sentence because they take different grammatical roles.

 

They vs. These or Those

'These' and 'Those' are called plural demonstratives. We use them as determiners and pronouns. But are they interchangeable with the plural pronoun 'they'?

 

Them vs. These or Those

'These' and 'Those' are called plural demonstratives. They can be subjects or objects. 'Them' is an object pronoun. So, can they be interchangeable?

 

His vs. He's

"His" and "He's" have somewhat similar pronunciations, but different meanings or spelling. So what is their difference?

 

Its vs. It's

What is the difference between "its" and "it's"? How can we use each of them? Are they the same thing? Here, we will discuss the differences between them.

 

I

In this lesson, we will learn more about the first person pronoun 'I' and explain its uses and grammatical rules.

 

You

'You' is the second person pronoun. Here, we will discuss the functions and grammatical rules of this useful pronoun.

 

He

'He' is a third-person singular pronoun. In this part, we will go through its uses and grammatical rules in English grammar.

 

She

'She' is a singular, feminine, third-person pronoun. In this part, we will discuss its uses and grammatical rules.

 

It

'It' is a third-person singular pronoun. Here, we will take a close look at its functions and grammatical rules in the English language.

 

We

'We' is the first person plural pronoun. In this part, we will go through its uses and grammatical rules in the English grammar.

 

They

'They' is a third person plural pronoun. In this part, we will go through its uses and grammatical rules in the English grammar.

 

Me

'Me' is a first-person singular pronoun. In this part, we will go through its uses and grammatical rules in English grammar.

 

Him

In this lesson, we will learn more about the third-person singular pronoun 'Him.'

 

Her

In this lesson, we will learn more about 'her' which is the third-person singular pronoun, and the object pronoun of 'she.'

 

Us

In this lesson, we will learn more about 'Us' which is the first-person plural pronoun, and the object form of 'we.'

 

Them

'Them' is a third-person plural pronoun. In this part, we will go through its uses and grammatical rules in English grammar.

 

Pronouns

Repeating nouns while talking makes the conversation boring. This is why learning pronouns can be helpful. Let us learn more about this type of words.

 

Subject Pronouns

Pronouns that are used in the position of a subject in sentences are called subject pronouns. In this article, you find all your answers about subject pronouns.

 

Object Pronouns

Pronouns that can take the place of an object are called object pronouns. In this article, you will get to know different kinds of object pronouns.

 
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