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Transcript of Personal Pronouns
Is the pronoun 1st, 2nd, or 3rd person?
1st person examples:
We love pie.
My favorite kind of pie is lemon meringue.
2nd person examples:
You can remember this because "YOU" rhymes with "TWO"
That chocolate cupcake is yours!
3rd person examples:
he, his, him
she, her, hers
they, their, theirs, them
People are usually talking in 3rd person when they gossip.
They told him that she was dating Justin Beiber, but he said that she wasn't, and now their friends don't even know what to say to her...
As a side note, spreading gossip is NOT cool...
BUT, this lady's gigantic cat is!
Is the pronoun referring to just one person or to more?
Singular means only ONE
Some examples are:
Plural means TWO or MORE
Here are some examples...
"YOU" (as well as "YOUR" and "YOURS") can be singular or plural!
Make sure you check the context in which this second person pronoun is used.
Which is singular and which is plural?
A: You are my favorite class (Shhhh....don't tell the other classes!).
B: Your birthday is tomorrow. Let's celebrate!
Can you find the hidden pronoun in example "B?"
What person is it? Is it singular or plural?
She picked the apples.
You ate pickles with peanut butter?
Look at him!
Everyone is too busy watching them!
Their chickens are crazy!
Is that pet frog yours?