Tag: pronouns

55 Use "him" or "her" in this sentence about a hypothetical gender switch? 2016-05-18T08:33:53.360

51 Explain why "Who is she playing the piano?" is incorrect 2019-01-08T00:55:20.903

33 Grammatical gender of the word "child" 2016-01-03T16:08:10.370

30 Is "Whom" a deprecated word? 2015-08-28T22:24:31.160

27 How to deal with unknown genders in English? 2018-06-15T15:23:54.797

25 A "user" is "it" or "he/she"? 2015-02-06T18:53:36.730

24 Should always use uppercase "I"? 2016-01-12T22:19:10.317

23 Can "he" and "man" refer to all genders? 2020-02-19T08:55:45.157

21 "the wife" instead of "my wife", are there any other contexts where a possessive pronoun gets replaced by a definite article? 2013-02-11T11:05:45.117

21 Each other's / each others' 2014-03-09T17:14:54.810

19 Talking about inanimate objects in plural: they or it 2015-04-02T14:30:29.947

19 is "them" only used for people? 2015-11-17T13:41:04.980

19 Does the word God get the pronoun "it" or "he"? 2016-03-02T01:35:11.760

18 Can adjectives modify a pronoun like "rich they", "poor you" and "beautiful I"? 2017-02-18T15:44:57.257

17 What exactly is the word "there" in an existential construction? And related questions 2014-09-23T01:40:01.073

17 Can 'it' be used to refer to a person? 2016-10-08T14:04:13.300

17 it VS. this Vs. that 2018-03-14T19:45:26.793

16 “...than I am” vs. “...than me” 2013-10-07T16:07:09.030

16 anyone vs someone. Which one? 2014-01-20T18:11:43.863

16 Using the pronoun 'we' when I'm not a part of it! 2014-09-17T08:48:28.690

14 How common is the usage of "yous" as a plural of "you"? 2016-10-23T18:13:24.647

13 Grammatical number agreement in a complex phrase using singular "they" 2013-02-19T04:01:27.467

13 Using plural or singular verb after "neither" and "none" 2013-03-29T02:10:30.990

13 To take oneself's life is not an act of courage 2018-05-18T11:02:50.450

12 "Despicable Me": can "me" be used in such a way? 2013-01-24T16:35:40.677

12 Why do some sentences have "thy" instead of "the"? 2013-02-23T10:02:46.207

12 in order for I to do something -- "for I"? why not "for me"? 2015-03-24T01:34:32.533

12 Why is this not a pronoun error? "To those of us who had heard the principal [..] the news of the staff cuts was not surprising." 2015-12-04T10:32:32.010

11 Is it always necessary to repeat the pronoun before each verb? 2013-01-24T17:39:09.337

11 Using 'anyone' in affirmative contexts - Is "he just wanted to kill anyone" grammatical? 2014-10-17T15:51:32.497

11 Does the verb 'to busy' require a reflexive pronoun? 2016-10-02T02:33:23.063

11 Is referring to people as "it" considered rude? 2016-12-04T01:48:41.140

11 Repeating "them" in "support them rather than abandon them" 2018-10-08T08:55:49.863

10 Should I write "X and I", "X and me", "I and X", or "me and X" in a conjoined object? 2013-09-19T08:20:07.953

10 When to use an object pronoun or a possessive adjective before a gerund 2014-03-14T08:20:05.607

10 'maybe not us' or 'maybe not we' 2014-08-20T05:14:22.857

10 Difference between myself and by myself 2015-04-18T19:41:15.420

10 Can "it" refer to something we haven't mentioned yet? 2017-03-13T17:38:00.063

10 "Lily, not he/him, had planned the party" — Which pronoun is more appropriate? 2017-09-26T17:10:42.757

9 “It” vs. “that” 2014-02-10T16:26:16.240

9 Can I put the question word “where” at the end of a question? 2014-05-18T03:07:45.440

9 Its or Their to refer to a company? 2015-10-17T06:18:21.153

9 “Both you and he are very happy” or "Both you and him are very happy"? 2015-11-05T08:02:01.870

9 If it is "it wasn't me" then is it "it wasn't us"? 2015-11-26T07:36:05.527

9 "It's difficult organising me" or "It's difficult organising myself" 2016-03-20T09:59:15.547

9 I'm confused with the use of 'herself'' 2016-09-19T14:27:32.007

9 Is using "you" to refer to anyone, not the person you're talking to, a known, specific grammar form? 2016-11-30T03:45:47.047

8 Is the "impersonal you" used in the normal nowadays conversation? 2013-02-07T10:48:21.473

8 Can 'what' designate a person? 2013-04-18T13:47:31.917

8 Why is 'where' an adverb and not a pronoun? 2013-09-18T09:52:23.283

8 Where to find what "this" and "that" refer to? 2013-12-04T19:29:11.640

8 What is difference between 'it' and 'this'? 2014-06-06T12:57:26.777

8 How to use "any of" 2014-09-26T14:58:59.210

8 Wow! Nice! I smelled you baking cake! 2014-12-18T12:39:24.393

8 "Said by he who..." vs "said by him who..." 2014-12-22T17:26:54.847

8 Can I refer to an ant as "she"? 2015-03-19T22:19:18.337

8 it is you who has vs. it is you who have 2017-01-20T23:36:34.153

8 "It may have been her brother" Why do we use IT instead of HE? 2017-02-16T14:29:23.377

8 My dog has a lot of things. This food bowl is "its" 2017-02-28T06:54:16.880

7 Is it correct/acceptable to leave out the personal pronoun in this case? 2013-03-20T11:36:59.783

7 "By oneself" versus "on one's own" 2013-06-14T10:51:54.567

7 A special usage of "get" 2014-03-16T15:07:05.197

7 Is there a way to refer to a person (using a pronoun) without mentioning a sex? 2014-09-14T18:32:45.630

7 "Without his telling me" vs. "Without him telling me"? 2015-01-11T10:58:10.897

7 Why is the pronoun "I" capitalized? 2015-03-20T23:06:33.363

7 Using she or you to refer to someone "as a little girl" 2015-12-07T08:48:10.620

7 Can an 'adverb' modify 'nouns/pronouns'? 2015-12-22T07:53:36.410

7 What does 'it' refer to? 2016-09-08T12:16:48.557

7 Is 'his not having a name' grammatical correct? 2016-09-15T01:50:44.623

7 "Never attribute to malice THAT WHICH is adequately explained by stupidity" 2018-05-04T12:03:02.313

6 Using “she” pronoun to refer to a ship 2014-01-01T18:10:51.047

6 Meaning of "call it" in The Avengers 2014-04-11T09:27:59.917

6 Which subject/object does "their" refer to in this sentence? 2014-05-22T09:01:39.580

6 Can I say, "with who"? 2014-12-05T09:46:15.107

6 'I am he' or 'I am him'? 2014-12-19T06:51:54.627

6 on either side of them 2015-02-10T12:23:17.390

6 "Nobody but he/him was present"? 2015-05-18T17:19:51.283

6 Is "With which" correct? 2017-03-04T21:04:11.440

6 A tricky "you" vs "your" vs "yours" when using conjunctions! 2017-03-09T13:04:38.060

5 "Has" or "have" in this sentence? 2013-03-24T17:45:15.387

5 Why do we use *that* instead of *those* in this sentence? 2013-03-30T10:04:38.943

5 "It must have been a powerful wizard to ... " -- is "it" a pronoun or a dummy? 2013-04-29T11:23:09.223

5 Who do these pronouns refer to? 2013-07-28T02:55:44.687

5 "Come to mind" vs. "come to one's mind" 2013-08-20T21:53:58.717

5 Can "their" refer to something mentioned later? 2013-12-11T02:39:47.900

5 Whom did she invite or Who did she invite? 2014-03-04T13:16:03.857

5 Tom is taller than I? 2014-05-17T17:42:20.557

5 "as much as me" & "as much as I" 2014-08-05T03:33:19.710

5 which vs what usage 2014-10-21T20:13:33.487

5 "Andrew looked at him in the mirror": can "him" refer to Andrew? 2014-11-11T12:37:37.517

5 Who or whom? "Figure 1 depicts a surveillance system, detecting pedestrians whom are crossing dangerous regions." 2015-01-19T20:57:59.567

5 "What a difference {it / there} is between him and her!" 2015-09-05T23:18:01.157

5 whomsoever vs whosoever 2015-10-11T20:33:39.060

5 What part of speech is "no" - negative pronoun, adverb or something else? 2015-11-03T23:04:21.530

5 Why is "can they" referring to "everybody" grammatical? 2015-12-18T07:39:57.617

5 When to use Who vs What 2016-05-04T12:08:37.930

5 Noun after "their" must be plural? 2017-03-25T06:43:15.067

5 Sentence improvement : The second pigeon flew just as the first pigeon had flown 2017-07-18T14:03:24.737

5 Why is the answer "most of them" instead of "most of whom"? 2018-05-18T12:26:32.233