Questions tagged with pronouns

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Does 'one' act as a pronoun of 'she'?
In the sentence: "She is one of the best actors," does 'one' act as a pronoun of 'she' and is ...
pronoun pronouns +2 votes, asked Oct 09 by Brian
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Can Grammarly be taught/shown Proper Pronouns?
As stated above, can the program be taught or shown proper pronouns when writing a fiction work so it doesn't ...
pronoun pronouns 0 votes, asked Sep 22 by Jessica
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Odd one out?
us/our/we/ours - which is the odd one out? Is it 'our' because that is the only option that can be ...
possessive pronouns 0 votes, asked Jun 30 by Steve Jones
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Combining relative pronouns with "and"
Consider the following statement: "The variety of fields one can work in and the technologies one can work with is ...
pronouns Prepositions advanced 0 votes, edited Apr 26 by airbatash
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I or me?
What would be the appropriate pronoun in this sentence and why? "That would be George and (I or me) running ...
I or Me pronouns +1 vote, asked Dec 29 '15 by Rebecca Blaesing
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Gender pronouns
Hi, I'm currently in the galley proof phase of publishing a short story and am working with my editor on ...
Gender pronouns editing +1 vote, asked Oct 23 '15 by Noah Saunders
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is this sentence correct? "Maya fet badly tha she had to chose one icecream flavor so she chose chocolate an ...
grammar pronouns Adverb adjective 0 votes, asked Oct 15 '15 by Sarah
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Pronoun Reference with which and comma
Being German and working in the field of patents, I have a question with respect to pronoun reference: In patents ...
pronouns reference 0 votes, asked Sep 23 '15 by Mathias Smolarski
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proper pronoun use
when i was in school i was taught to pick the proper pronoun by taking "jimmy and I went to ...
pronouns sentence-structure 0 votes, asked Sep 21 '15 by Daniel Bridgman
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Choose the sentence with correct pronoun usage.
A) Give the tickets to John and me. B) Give the tickets to John and I. C) Give the tickets ...
pronouns 0 votes, asked Jul 28 '15 by Austin Griffith
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Extra pronouns
Is there a rule about using extra pronouns in a sentence? For example, "The school board, THEY voted," "A teenager, ...
pronouns subject 0 votes, asked Jul 17 '15 by Lynne Spratley
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Is this sentence appropriate? They want the photographs. Can you give them to them? OR should I say "They want ...
sentences pronouns 0 votes, edited Jun 20 '15 by Abdul Quadir
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"Her" or "Their"?
Here's my text: "One day, two sisters walked into the closet and found it folded neatly on a shelf. They ...
grammar her their pronouns +2 votes, asked May 20 '15 by Marcus French
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Demo document has mistakes.
What is wrong with your own correction in the following sentence in the demo document. I talked to the saleswoman ...
pronouns 0 votes, asked Mar 18 '15 by Daren
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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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Is it correct to describe a pronoun in this way?
I was wondering whether this sentence is correct: "Impassive, he sat in his chair." I know that using the adverb ...
adjectives adverbs pronouns 0 votes, asked Nov 11 '14 by Simon
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pronouns in introductory dependent clauses
I seem to remember a rule that if you use an introductory dependent clause, all the pronouns in it have ...
grammar pronouns 0 votes, asked Oct 04 '14 by Learafyn
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First person pronouns
Is the correct response to the question "Who did this?" 'ME' or 'I'?
pronouns 0 votes, asked Jul 26 '14 by peter blustein
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If some asks, Who is next?" Should you answer "he" or "him.m. Please explain.
subject or object pronouns 0 votes, asked Jul 11 '14 by stacey jones
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type of phrase
Is 'for my sake' a prenominal possessive phrase?
pronouns prenominal possessive 0 votes, asked Jun 15 '14 by RJ Dent
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Is using double object pronouns ungrammatical?
"I'm going to send him them." That sentence sounds horrid and I thought it was grammatically incorrect. Shouldn't it be ...
pronouns PREPOSITIONAL 0 votes, asked Jun 15 '14 by Songibrd
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capitalizations - of mum, dad, uncle Pete,
I am still confused over capitalisation use. Example, I said hi to my grandfather, my dad and my Uncle Pete ...
capitalisation personal pronouns 0 votes, asked May 31 '14 by carol powney
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them vs. they
In the sentence "None so blind as they that will not see." Why wouldn't "they" become "them" since it's after ...
pronouns +1 vote, asked Dec 16 '13 by sali
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Confused about Reflexive Prounouns
I write in informal American English because that's what my clients usually require. However, I still have issues. I want ...
reflexive pronouns yourself +2 votes, asked Jul 01 '13 by Julie Anne
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