Pronouns

Pronouns

Pronouns are words that can be used instead of nouns. A personal pronoun often refers to a person.

Personal pronouns have different forms for subject or object,

person (1st, 2nd, 3rd), singular or plural, male or female.

 

Singular

Person Subject form     Object form

1.            I                              me                                        

2.            you                        you                                      

3.            he                          him        (male)

                she                        her         (female)

                it                             it

Plural

Person Subject form     Object form

1.            we                         us

2.            you                        you

3.            they                      them

 

The boy visited the girl. He visited her.

he = subject form, singular, third person, male

she = object form, singular, third person, female

 

Mary and I met my parents yesterday. We met them yesterday.

we = subject form, plural, first person

them = object form, plural, third person