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Troublesome Pronouns. Unit 16. Unit 16 Troublesome Pronouns. Personal Pronouns After Verb To Be As Part of Compound Subjects After Prepositions As Objects of Verbs After As or Than. Personal Pronouns after Verb To Be.

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unit 16 troublesome pronouns
Unit 16 Troublesome Pronouns

Personal Pronouns

  • After Verb To Be
  • As Part of Compound Subjects
  • After Prepositions
  • As Objects of Verbs
  • After As or Than

Unit 16 Troublesome Pronouns

personal pronouns after verb to be
Personal Pronouns after Verb To Be

When one or more personal pronouns follow a form of the verb to be (am, are, is, was, were), use the following pronouns:

    • Singular: I, you, he, she it
    • Plural: we, you, they
  • It was I.
  • The drivers are he and they.

Unit 16 Troublesome Pronouns

tryout sentences
Tryout Sentences
  • Unfortunately, it is (she, her) who is ill.
  • Didn’t you know that it was (I, me) who called?
  • The person who won the award should have been (he, him).
  • We learned that it was (they, them) who broke the window.
  • If it were (I, me), no reply would be necessary.

Unit 16 Troublesome Pronouns

personal pronouns as part of compound subjects
Personal Pronouns As Part ofCompound Subjects

When a personal pronoun is part of a compound subject (two or more subjects joined by and), use the following pronouns:

    • Singular: I, you, he, she, it
    • Plural: we, you, they
  • Roxanne and he are friends.
  • My friend and I went shopping.

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Tryout Sentences
  • Bert and (I, me) are traveling together this summer.
  • Did you know that Mel and (she, her) bought a dog?
  • (We, Us) and the other women are forming a bowling team.
  • I just learned that Una and (he, him) are engaged.
  • (He, Him) and (she, her) are the team leaders.

Unit 16 Troublesome Pronouns

personal pronouns after prepositions
Personal Pronouns after Prepositions

A preposition is a word that connects a noun or pronoun with the body of the sentence. When one or more personal pronouns follow a preposition, use the following pronouns:

  • Singular: me, you, him, her, it
  • Plural: us, you, them

Unit 16 Troublesome Pronouns

personal pronouns after prepositions cont
Personal Pronouns after Prepositions (cont)
  • Mick went with us.
  • Mick went with us and them.
  • You will hear from me.
  • You will hear from me and him.

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Tryout Sentences
  • Rolf refused to go with Suzette and (I, me).
  • The bus left without Ramie and (she, her).
  • J. R.’s pet monkey runs behind (he, him) and Mandy.
  • Please stand between (we, us) and (they, them).
  • The firefighter ran through the smoke toward Jeremiah and (I, me).

Unit 16 Troublesome Pronouns

personal pronouns as objects of verbs
Personal Pronouns as Objects of Verbs

When a personal pronoun is the object of the verb, use the following pronouns:

    • Singular: me, you, him, her, it
    • Plural: us, you, them
  • Give Nellie and me the flag.
  • Rosangela brought Mitch and her a gift.

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Tryout Sentences
  • Cora is taking her sister and (we, us) to the park.
  • Nettie, please drive Luke and (I, me) to the airport.
  • The police are seeking Lionel and (he, him), who are lost.
  • Did you know that Tetsuya invited Geneva and (she, her) to his graduation?
  • Our grocer gave Salim and (I, me) some fruit.

Unit 16 Troublesome Pronouns

personal pronouns after as or than
Personal Pronouns after As or Than

When a personal pronoun follows the words as or than, determine the pronoun by mentally inserting the omitted words.

  • Would you prefer to speak to Janelle rather than (to) him?
  • Do you like Zachary as well as (you like) her?

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Tryout Sentences
  • Genaro earns more money than (he, him).
  • Their cat likes Chloe better than (I, me).
  • Maribel enjoys doing the same things as (I, me).
  • I would rather give my vote to Richard than (she, her).
  • Rusty is not as curious about the stranger as (we, us).

Unit 16 Troublesome Pronouns