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Problems with Pronouns

The following are Problems with Pronouns

Problem 1. Subject and Object Pronouns

 

PRONOUN(SUBJECT)+ VERB

 If the weather is good Ellen and I will go to the beach.

 

Note:

Remember that the following pronouns are subject pronouns:

I

You

He

She

It

We

You

They

  

IT+ BE+ PRONOUN (SUBJECT)

It is he whom the committee has named.

 

SUBJECT+ VERB+ PRONOUN (OBJECT)

They asked us, Jane and me, whether we were satisfied.

 

Note: Remember that the following pronouns are object pronouns:

Me

You

Her

Him

It

Us

You

Them

 

 

LET+ PRONOUN (OBJECT)+ VERB

Let us, you and me try to reach an agreement.

 

Problem 2. Propositions with Object Pronouns

 

…………+ PREPOSITION+ PRONOUN (OBJECT)

I would be glad to take a message for her.

Note:

Remember that the following prepositions are commonly used with object pronouns:

Among

From

Between

For

To

With

 

Problem  3. Relative Pronouns which Refers to Persons

 

……+ +WHO+ VERB+ ..

Everyone who took the tour was impressed by the painting.

 

……+ +WHOM +S VERB+ ….

He was the only American whom I saw at the conference.

 

Problem  4. Relative Pronouns which Refer to Persons and Things

 

…………+ SOMEONE+ WHO+ ……….

She is the secretary who works in the international office.

 

…………+ SOMETHING+ WHICH+ ……….

This is the new typewriter which you ordered.

 



March 26, 2015