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Personal Pronouns

1. What are Personal Pronouns?

Pronouns are words we use in the place of a full noun. We have both subject and object pronouns:

2.What is a Subject Pronoun?

We can use a subject pronoun is as the subject of a sentence.

3. Subject Pronoun Examples:

In the following examples the subject pronoun is before the verb.

  • I like your car.
  • You are late.
  • They come from London

4. What is an Object Pronoun?

An object pronoun is used for the object of a verb or preposition.

5. Object Pronoun Examples:

5.1 as the object of the verb:

Can you help me please?
She doesn’t like him.
We saw them in town yesterday, but they didn’t see us.

5.2 after prepositions:

She is waiting for me.
Give it to him.
Why are you looking at her?

Personal pronouns
as subject as object
I me
you you
he him
she her
it it
we us
you you
they them
I have some books. The books are for me.