Pronouns are used instead of a noun in a sentence. They act exactly like nouns. So, instead of saying "Bob went fishing", you could say "He went fishing".
Here are some commonly used pronouns: I, me, my, mine, myself, you, your, ours, yourself, he, him, his, she, her, hers, it, its, we, us, our, they, them, their, this, these, who, whom, whose, which, that, one, ones, everybody, anyone
Let's see pronouns in some sentences:
1. They went to the store.
2. Bob gave the dog to her.
- ("they" is the subject. Who went to the store? THEY did)
3. She thought the test was on Tuesday.
- ("her" tells who. Who did Bob give the dog too? HER)
4. That dog is mine.
- ("She" is the subject. Who thought the test was on Tuesday? SHE did)
- ("mine" tells who's dog it is. Who's dog is it? MINE)
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