Questions tagged with pronoun

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grammar
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 by Joshua Neumann
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semicolon
Is it correct to use a semicolon in the below sentence, where the second subject is colloquially ommitted: "I had ...
Semicolon pronoun clause 0 votes, asked Feb 05 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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comma rules for noun phrases; pronoun/antecedent
This is the question: With its combination of powerful long legs, large chest, and its build being aerodynamic, the greyhound, ...
comma nounphrase antecedent pronoun 0 votes, asked Aug 22 '13 by Fromagebus
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omission of 'which is'/ passive Vs active
What is the part of speech of 'regarded' in "a quality regarded as characteristic of poems"? shouldn't the verb be ...
passive active relative pronoun omission 0 votes, asked Aug 01 '13 by jadehk
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pronoun
Hi, In the following two sentences, what is the role of "who"? 1. A fall does not hurt those who ...
pronoun 0 votes, asked Apr 09 '13 by AZTeach
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pronoun agreement myself or I
The fledgling technological skills of my colleague and myself were not equal to the intricacies of the platform. Should myself ...
pronoun 0 votes, asked Mar 24 '13 by ailsa
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pronoun part of the subject
subject"The king himself went down to open it." My question is why "the king himself" is the subject. How can ...
subject pronoun reciprocal 0 votes, asked Dec 26 '12 by lilacbox
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he/she or they
What pronoun should be used in my example sentence? Example: The new volunteer attends an orientation where they are given ...
subject pronoun +1 vote, asked May 01 '12 by Julie Haddan
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relative clause
If the antecedent of a relative clause is the personal pronoun "you", say, for example, second person singular, should the ...
relative clause pronoun antecedent 0 votes, asked Mar 19 '12 by Marian Babiak
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