20 examples of pronouns in a sentence

20 examples of pronouns in a sentence in english

What is a Pronoun? Types of Pronouns and Examples

Pronoun List

1st person singularIMeMyMineMyself
2nd person singularYouYouYourYoursYourself
3rd person singular (male)HeHimHisHisHimself
3rd person singular (female)SheHerHerHersHerself
3rd personItItItsItsItself
1st person (plural)WeUsOurOursOurselves
2nd person (plural)YouYouYourYoursYourselves
3rd person (plural)TheyThemTheirTheirsThemselves

Instead of nouns in a sentence, pronouns are used.  It is used when something or a person has been mentioned before.

Types of pronouns;

Subject Pronouns

In the sentence, they are used in the subject position at the beginning of the verb, such as; I, you, he, she, it, we, you.

Object Pronouns

In the sentence, they are used in the object position after the verb. Me, you, her, him, it, us, you, them are object pronouns.  Pronouns objects are used as direct or indirect objects.

Possessive Pronouns

These structures are expressions of ownership, they are used instead of the nouns.  That’s why they won’t get another noun after them.  This should be noted.  Mine, yours, his, hers, yours, are possessive pronouns.

Demonstrative Pronouns

There are four demonstrative pronouns;  These are the following.  This and that are used in singular, these and those are used in plural expressions.  These and this for things near us, and those and that for things far away us.

Reflexive Pronouns

These expressions state that the subject and the object are the same person. ‘Self’ is used for singles and ‘selves’ is used for plural persons.

Indefinite Pronouns

Pronouns which are not known which nouns are used are called indefinite pronouns.  Anybody, everybody, nobody, anyone, anyone, anyone, no one, someone, anything, nothing, something indefinite pronouns.

Here are 20 examples of pronouns in a sentence;

  1. Was there anyone you knew at the school?
  2. Would you like something to drink?
  3. Someone knows where she is.
  4. I learnt Spanish by myself.
  5. You can get a driving license, if you are 18.
  6. The soldiers killed him.
  7. They killed him.
  8. She is the best basketball player in the team.
  9. I’ve lost my umbrella. I can’t find them anywhere.
  10. Do you know the reason why the market is closed today?
  11. The day when the concert takes place is Saturday.
  12. Everything was ready for the party.
  13. Was there anyone you knew at the school?
  14. Would you like something to drink?
  15. Nobody else offered to go out.
  16. There is nothing interesting in the book.
  17. You are smart students.
  18. They are the smartest kids here.
  19. I play basketball.
  20. You are a student.

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