Indefinite Pronouns, Definition and Examples

English Grammar, Indefinite Pronouns, Definition and Examples

Indefinite Pronouns, Definition and Examples



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.

It is used a singular verb after an indefinite pronoun:

  • Everybody loves Mary.

Add’s to an indefinite pronoun to make a possessive

  • They were staying in somebody’s car.
  • I think this is somebody else’s coat.

Examples with Indefinite Pronouns;

  • Nobody else offered to go out.
  • There is nothing interesting in the book.
  • No one believes them.
  • Everything was ready for the party.
  • Was there anyone you knew at the school?
  • Would you like something to drink?
  • Someone knows where she is.
  • Everybody loves Mary.

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