pronoun is a word used in place of a
EVERY pronoun has an
• An antecedent is the noun that a pronoun refers
can have all of the same
functions as nouns.
• I, you, he, she, it, we, they, who, it
• Myself, someone, anybody, everything, itself,
• One another, each other
take the place of any noun
• Our coach made her point loud and clear when
she raised her voice.
• Formed by adding –self or –selves to a personal
• Example: Tomisha does not seem herself today.
• A reflexive pronoun that intensifies, or
emphasizes, the noun or pronoun it refers to.
• Example: Leo himself taught his children to invest
their lives in others.
to the individual members of a
plural antecedent and expresses mutual
• The playgoers enjoyed talking with one another
about the amazing performance.
or connects a relative clause to
the noun or pronoun it modifies
• Students who study regularly get the best grades.
• The dance, which we had looked forward to for
weeks, was canceled.
to an unnamed or unknown people
• I don’t know anybody who would come to my
• Who is the oldest among you?
out people, places, or things without
• This shouldn’t be too hard.
• That looks about right.