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Personal Pronouns

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Personal pronouns are the words we use when it is clear who, or what, is being talked about. For example:

"Caroline is going to America tomorrow, she is so excited!"

In this case the personal pronoun is 'she' and refers to Caroline.

The personal pronouns for people are:

  • I
  • You
  • He
  • She
  • We
  • They
  • Me
  • You
  • Him
  • Her
  • Us
  • Them

The personal pronouns that are used for things are:

  • It
  • They
  • Them

In the following sentences, which personal pronouns are needed?

Top tip: Really think about whether you are looking for the object or the subject in each sentence.

Only use these pronouns and only use each once.

we / he / them / it / me / they / him / us / her

Link: Can you choose the correct Personal Pronoun?

  • 1. Matthew was upset because didn't get chosen for the football team.
  • 2. Philippa is coming over and are going to the cinema together.
  • 3. It was Rachael's birthday so I bought a present.
  • 4. Those flowers look terrible! Please will you water .
  • 5. The car stopped quickly when reached the traffic lights.
  • 6. I don't understand this homework at all. Please will you help .
  • 7. My parents are very tidy don't like mess.
  • 8. Adam asked me to help to learn to swim.
  • 9. We will miss you! Make sure you visit soon!