Questions tagged with pronoun

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Using proper pronoun case
In these instances, which pronouns should be used? 1. The article was signed by Bea Wright and (she, her). 2. ...
pronoun proper her she +1 vote, asked 1 day ago by greyson chamberlain
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Making comparisons
Are all these sentences grammatically correct, and do they mean the same? Our children go to the same school as ...
comparison pronoun 0 votes, asked Jan 15 by Abdul Quadir
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Can a pronoun refer to another pronoun? In the sentence below, does 'which' refers to 'those'? The books that help ...
pronoun +1 vote, asked Jan 12 by Abdul Quadir
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Pronoun agreement singular/plural/gender
As parents, you want your child to learn to think for (herself, himself, themselves). [The answer is obvious if we ...
pronoun antecedent +1 vote, asked Jan 09 by Gaylier Miller
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Is this sentence asking a question. Also, In writing does "IF" always presents a ? (not if the noun)
In having a conversation with one other party, Is this sentence asking a ? if it is asking a question, ...
if objective law pronoun 0 votes, asked Oct 24 '15 by Edward Dixon
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Reflexive Pronouns
This may sound silly, but I saw this sentence in the description of a Family Guy episode, and I couldn't ...
reflexive pronoun +1 vote, asked Sep 29 '15 by disacorn
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In this sentence, which pronoun would one use?"I describe (his, him) dancing in the leaves."
pronoun agreement verb 0 votes, asked Sep 28 '15 by Mallory
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Correct pronoun
What is the correct form of "I"?Here is Anna and I at the harbour area in France"Here is Anna and ...
pronoun 0 votes, asked Sep 13 '15 by Ian
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Is "mine's" correct as a meta-possessive?
I wrote a sentence that began "I borrowed a drill, because mine's battery was no longer a battery..." and now ...
possessive pronoun usages 0 votes, asked Sep 05 '15 by Padmavyuha
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"that" or "which" following preposition
Using the word "which" makes the following sentence correct. Using the word "that" makes it a run-on. But I need ...
that which pronoun +1 vote, asked Sep 04 '15 by Gwen Carson
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When I don't know the gender of one person, and replace "he/him or she/her" with " they", is it correct ...
pronoun +1 vote, asked Jul 31 '15 by aviator
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Reflexive Pronoun Question
I understand that reflexive pronouns are used only as objects. Here is my sentence in question - "I still believe ...
reflexive pronoun 0 votes, edited Jul 16 '15 by Francesca
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it was they or it was them
Just another simple yet often confusing question. Which one is correct and what's the exact grammatical term for this type ...
case pronoun 0 votes, asked Jun 06 '15 by Abdul Quadir
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pronoun problems
Hello, I would like to know whether after the word feel we can use himself for ex. He felt himself ...
pronoun 0 votes, asked May 31 '15 by Diana
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Whose is this book?
Hello there! I have a simple question. Consider the following sentences: 1) Whose book is this? 2) Whose is this? ...
whose pronoun +1 vote, asked May 27 '15 by Abdul Quadir
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Pronoun usage (subject or object?)
In the following sentence, would "I" or "me" be correct?All of the English teachers, including Mrs. Sanford and I/me, were ...
pronoun subject object 0 votes, asked May 15 '15 by Sara
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Functions of the Noun: Subject vs Noun in Apposition
In the sentence, "Holden, you need to write this letter yourself.", what are the functions of both "Holden and "you"? ...
subject appositive pronoun 0 votes, asked May 13 '15 by Centaurdust146
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Types of pronoun
She herself say so, is this reflexive or emphatic pronoun.
grammer pronoun reflexive 0 votes, asked May 04 '15 by Ahmed Sami
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Me before you
The other day my friend said, "me and you have similar taste in music", I noted the me should never ...
Me you pronoun object subject 0 votes, asked Feb 20 '15 by Katrina
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Who vs whom
I know the basic rules for when to use "who" or "whom," but sometimes I get a little confused. For ...
subject pronoun object who whom 0 votes, asked Feb 12 '15 by Joshua Neumann
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Is it correct to use a semicolon in the below sentence, where the second subject is colloquially ommitted: "I had ...
Semicolon pronoun clause +1 vote, asked Feb 05 '15 by John Stringfellow
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Double subject or object
Intuitively, I believe the punctuation in these sentences are correct: "Dr. Peterson, my physician, told me I should avoid dairy." ...
subject object pronoun pronouns punctuation 0 votes, asked Dec 12 '14 by Jonathan
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making pronoun relationship clear
Mirabelle told Candace that she saw her at her house yesterday. make the relationship to the pronoune clear
pronoun relationship clear 0 votes, asked Nov 12 '14 by rachel kampwerth
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Which sentence is grammatically correct and why?
1 in 5 women will experience violence in their lifetime. OR 1 in 5 women will experience violence in her ...
grammar pronoun agreement 0 votes, asked Nov 08 '14 by Sara
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Pronoun usage
What do you call using "I" to talk about someone else? To use "you" to talk about yourself?
pronoun Usage 0 votes, asked Oct 03 '14 by hayess
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Usage of "it"
"Though the artifacts of pre-Columbian civilization created a stir from the very first European contacts with th New World in ...
it pronoun grammar english 0 votes, asked May 08 '14 by Sukrit Pal
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Shall I use "he" or "it" for a greek classical god?
Shall I use "he" or "it" for a greek classical god?
pronoun 0 votes, asked May 01 '14 by Jose
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Pronoun capitalization.
My civil service staff write internal reports that refer to the agency with a capital letter, as the "Department," instead ...
capitalization pronoun 0 votes, asked Apr 18 '14 by Steven McCole
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collective noun
Here is the sentence which is being questioned. The gray wolf was present in Yellowstone when the park was established ...
collective noun pronoun 0 votes, asked Mar 07 '14 by Lynda Elaine
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Your versus You're
Your or You’re- I am so frustrated with this!!!! I can’t figure out what the difference is. When I type ...
you your yours possesive pronoun 0 votes, asked Aug 25 '13 by Lina Newbride
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