Personal Pronouns


Personal pronouns are used to replace a person, people or animals.

1. Subject Pronouns
2. Object Pronouns
3. Possessive Pronouns

Subject Exercises:

Personal Pronouns Exercise

PDF: PDF Personal Pronouns Worksheet

Also See:

Pronouns

Personal Pronouns Table


Subject PronounsObject PronounsPossessive Pronouns
I

you

he

she

it

we

they
Me

you

him

her

it

us

them
Mine

yours

his

hers

its

ours

theirs


Subject / Nominative Pronouns


I, you, he, she, it, we, they. They are used as the subject of a verb. They do the action.

It is cold. (It is the subject of is)
She paid today. (She is the subject of paid)

See subject pronouns details.


Object / Objective Pronouns


Me, you, him, her, it, us, them. They are always the object of the verb, preposition, or infinitive. To whom / what the action is being done to.

She paid him today. (him is being paid, not paying.)
I wanted her to come to the cinema with me.
(I am the subject of wanted; her is the object of wanted; him is the object of the preposition with)

See object pronouns details.


Possessive Pronouns


Mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours, theirs. They show ownership, answering the question "Whose?"

That car is mine.(Whose car is it? It is my car. It is mine.)

See possessive pronouns details.
See Possessive Pronoun Exercise.

Attention!

-Be careful to choose the right pronoun when making comparison.

Carol loved chocolate more than him.
Carol loved chocolate more than she loved him.

Carol loved chocolate more than he.
Carol loved chocolate more than he loved chocolate.

You can avoid misunderstandings by writing:

Carol loved chocolate more than James did.
Carol loved chocolate more than she loved James.



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