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List of Pronouns by Type

This page shows the vocabulary of English pronouns listed by type (personal, demonstrative, possessive etc). For each type, a few example sentences are given. For more information on how pronouns work grammatically, and for more example sentences, see pronouns grammar.

Personal Pronouns

See also personal pronouns grammar

SUBJECT
I
you
he
she
it
we
they

I don't like beer.
Are you going to the party?
It has stopped working.

OBJECT
me
you
her
him
it
us
them

John helped me.
The police did not arrest him.
Did the taxi-driver cheat you?

Demonstrative Pronouns

See also demonstrative pronouns grammar

this
that
these
those
such

Don't look at that!
Will these fit?
Such is life.

Possessive Pronouns

See also possessive pronouns grammar

mine
yours
his
hers
ours
theirs

Look at the dogs. Mine's the big one.
Jo's photos are good but ours aren't.
Are the blue books yours?

Interrogative Pronouns

See also interrogative pronouns grammar

who
whoever
whom
whomever
what
whatever
which
whichever
whose

Whoever would work for Mr T?
What does Mary want?
Which came in first?

Reflexive Pronouns

See also reflexive pronouns grammar

myself
yourself
himself
herself
itself
ourselves
yourselves
themselves

Ram could not see himself in the mirror.
Why should we blame ourselves?
The owners think a lot of themselves.

Reciprocal Pronouns

See also reciprocal pronouns grammar

each other
one another

Mary and Anthony love each other.
Could they understand each other?
The players do not blame one another.

Indefinite Pronouns

See also indefinite pronouns grammar

all
another
any
anybody
anyone
anything
both
each
either
everybody
everyone
everything
few
many
most
neither
nobody
none
no-one
nothing
one
other
others
several
some
somebody
someone
something
such

Is anything known about his early life?
There weren't many there.
Clearly somebody murdered him.

Relative Pronouns

See also relative pronouns grammar

that
what
whatever
which
whichever
who
whoever
whom
whomever
whose

The person that called was my wife.
The car, which wasn't old, caught fire.
Can I invite whoever I want?

Archaic Pronouns

We don't use these "archaic" or old pronouns in speaking or writing today. But you may see them in older texts.

thou (you - singular)
thee (you - singular)
ye (you - plural)
thy (your)
thine (yours - before vowel)

Thou shalt not kill.
With this ring, I thee wed.
His spirit will take courage from thine.