Pronoun/Antecedent Agreement. Put the PRO in Pronoun. What is a pronoun? . A pronoun is the word that takes the place of a noun or another pronoun. Examples of Pronouns: MASCULINE: he, him, his, himself FEMININE: she, her, hers, herself NEUTRAL: it, its, itself
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Put the PRO in Pronoun
Examples of Pronouns:
MASCULINE: he, him, his, himself
FEMININE: she, her, hers, herself
NEUTRAL: it, its, itself
PLURAL: they, them, their, theirs,
Laura sold her bike to buy in-line skates. Antecedent Pronoun
We always want pronouns to agree with their antecedents in both NUMBER and GENDER.
ANTECEDENTSTO LOOK OUT FOR
SomeoneWARNING Antecedents = Singular Indefinite Pronouns
Examples of REFLEXIVE Pronouns:
Myself, ourselves, yourself, himself, herself, itself, themselves
The store itself was stocked with hundreds of other cleaning supplies, but ironically the bleach was sold outside.
In the world of Impressionist Painting, Mary Cassatt made their work known.
Edgar Degas suggested Cassatt create a series of paintings for herself, and she accepted her suggestion.
Each of the women in her paintings seemed to have their own identity.
Flip your sheet over on the back and do the sentences for practice in pairs.