What are some examples of subject pronouns

What are pronouns?

Are pronouns companion or Deputy of nouns and indicate relationships between things and people in a text.

They are used to connect sentences with each other, to describe objects or people in more detail, or to indicate their affiliation.

Overview of the pronouns I.

  • Personal pronouns: personal pronouns
    I you he she it we you they

  • Reflexive pronouns: referential pronouns
    me, you, yourself, us, you

  • Possessive pronouns: possessive pronouns
    mine, yours, his / her / his, our, yours, you

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Overview of the pronouns II

  • Demonstrative pronouns: indicative pronouns
    this (r / s), that (r / s), the- / the- / that, the- / the- / the same, such
    also: that, that, that

  • Relative pronoun: related pronouns
    der, die, das, which (r / s)

  • Interrogative pronouns:question words
    who, what, when, where
  • Indefinite pronouns: indefinite pronouns
    all, some, none, somebody, some, one, nobody, others


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Personal pronouns (personal pronouns)

Personal pronouns serve as Deputy for a noun.
You use it when you've already mentioned a noun in the previous sentence and you don't want to keep repeating it.


Elias is going to my class. He is pretty good at math.

Reflexive pronouns

Reflexive pronouns refer to the noun that has already been mentioned. They appear in certain verbs.


He was annoyed yourselfabout his sister.

Jenny is looking forward to the summer vacation.

The most common form of the reflexive pronoun is: yourself.

i = me, you =you, he / she / it = yourself, we =us, her = to you, she =yourself

Possessive pronouns (possessive pronouns)

Are possessive pronouns companion a noun and indicate to whom something belongs or to whom someone or something can be assigned.

Mean I hung the skirt up there.

The skirt here has to be yoursSister belong.

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Demonstrative pronouns (indicative pronouns)

Are demonstrative pronouns companion of nouns. They give hints that a very specific person or thing is meant.


Next Year my big sister turns 18.
Then she will finally be able to drive without our parents.

Also that, that, that can be demonstrative pronouns.


The I mean: you never listen to me.

Indefinite pronouns (indefinite pronouns)

Indefinite pronouns are used when talking about general or indefinite sets.


Lotsof us think the food in the cafeteria is terrible.

Othersay it's all right.

Allbut would rather order from the Italian restaurant around the corner.

Relative pronouns (related pronouns)

relative pronoun serve as Deputy for a noun. You use them when you want to connect two pieces of information about a thing or person.


Niklas, the is in my class, asked me if I would go karting with him on the weekend.

Karting, which oneIt's not that difficult at all, it was really great.

If you combine two parts of a sentence with a relative pronoun, the sentence that is introduced by the relative pronoun is called Relative clause.

At Relative clauses you have to adjust the sentence order:
The verb comes at the end of the relative clause.
You also have to separate the relative clause with commas.


The karting was great. + Karting is not that difficult at all.

= Karting,which one is not that difficult at all , was really great.

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Number, gender, case

Since pronouns are used as a substitute or companion to a noun, they must be in number (Number), genus (Gender) and case (Case) to be adapted to the noun they accompany or represent.

A few other forms that pronouns can have can be derived from this.

Personal pronouns:him, you, him, them, us, you ...

Possessive pronouns:mine, his, hers, yours, yours, ours ...

Demonstrative pronouns:that, this, this, such, such ...

Indefinite pronouns:all, all, one, none, somebody ...

Relative pronoun:those, whose, the, the ...