Pronouns. Brenham Writing Room Created by D. Herring. What is a Pronoun?. A pronoun replaces a noun or other pronouns so you don’t have to repeat them. Definite pronouns: I, me, she, he, they, we, us Indefinite pronouns: every, each, some, none. How do I use pronouns correctly?.
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Created by D. Herring
1. Two or more antecedents joined by and are always plural, so the pronoun must be plural.
2.Each & Every are singular antecedents, even when followed by two things joined by and.
3. When joined by Correlative Conjunctions, the antecedent closest to the verb determines if the pronoun is singular or plural.
4. The antecedent is an Indefinite Pronoun
5. The antecedent is a collective noun