Personal Pronouns Table
|Subject Pronouns||Object Pronouns||Possessive Pronouns|
Subject / Nominative PronounsI, 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
-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.