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Pronouns

anybody

pronoun

anyone

anyone

pronoun

used instead of ‘someone’ when asking or saying whether there is even one person

anyone

pronoun

used when it is not important which person you are referring to, because what you are saying applies to everyone, or everyone of a particular type

anything

pronoun

used instead of ‘something’ when saying or asking whether there is one thing or even a small amount of something

aught

pronoun

an old word meaning ‘anything’

each other

pronoun

used for saying that each person or thing does something to the other or others

each other

pronoun

used for saying that each person or thing is related in the same way to the other or others

it

pronoun

used for referring to a thing, situation, place, animal etc when it has already been mentioned or when it is obvious which one you are referring to

it

pronoun

used for referring to a baby or very young child when it has already been mentioned, or when it is obvious which one you are referring to

it

pronoun

used instead of the subject of a sentence, when the real subject is a phrase or clause at the end of the sentence

it

pronoun

used after a verb in place of the object, when the real object is a phrase or clause at the end of the sentence

it

pronoun

used for referring to someone’s life, work, or general situation

it

pronoun

used for talking about the weather, the temperature, or the light

it

pronoun

used for saying or asking what the time, day, or date is

it

pronoun

used for saying how large a distance is

it

pronoun

used with the verb ‘to be’ for emphasizing that you are referring to a particular person, thing, time, or place

it

pronoun

used for telling someone who you are, or asking who someone else is, especially on the telephone

it

pronoun

used in some expressions for referring to the thing that you want someone to do

it

pronoun

used for referring to the activity of having sex, especially when you do not want to say this directly

one another

pronoun

used for saying that each of two or more people does the same thing to the other person or the other people, or has the same relationship with them

somebody

pronoun

someone

someone

pronoun

used for referring to a person when you do not know or do not say who the person is

something

pronoun

used for referring to a thing, idea, fact etc when you do not know or say exactly what it is

summat

pronoun

a way of writing ‘something’ that shows how it sounds in informal speech in some areas of the UK

thee

pronoun

an old word meaning ‘you’ that was used for talking or writing to one person

’un

pronoun

a way of writing the pronoun ‘one’, that shows how some people pronounce it in informal English

whatsoever

pronoun

whatever

who

pronoun

used for asking which person is involved in something, or what someone’s name is

who

pronoun

used when someone knows or says which person is involved in something or what their name is

who

pronoun

used for adding information that shows which person or type of person you are talking about. It is more usual to use ‘that’ to introduce this type of relative clause

who

pronoun

used for adding more information about a person when it is already clear which person you are talking about

whoever

pronoun

someone or anyone who does a particular thing or is in a particular situation

whoever

pronoun

used for saying that it does not matter who is involved in something because the result or the situation will be the same

whom

pronoun

used for introducing information that shows which person you are talking about, or for adding more information about a specific person

whom

pronoun

used for asking or stating which person is affected by an action or is involved in something

whomsoever

pronoun

used for emphasis instead of ‘whomever’

whosoever

pronoun

used for emphasis instead of ‘whoever’

pronominally

adverb

...or whoever

or anyone else

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