45 Pronoun Examples in Sentences

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Pronouns are words that can be used in place of nouns. There are many types of pronouns and we will look at many pronoun examples in sentences so you can implement them.

Subject Pronouns

I, you, he, she, it, we, they

Subject Pronouns Example Sentences

1.”am taking this class because it will fulfill the requirement for English.”

2. “He is wearing a suit today.”

3. “It is my turn to talk.”

4. “Do you want me to help?”

5. “He is working in the office today.”

6. “It does not make sense to me.”

7. “We are going to class now.”

8. “They want to leave early.”

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Object Pronouns

Me, you, him, her, it, us, them

Object Pronouns Example Sentences

9. “I like you!”

10. “My brother is very funnyEveryone likes him.

11. “I need him for a minute.”

12. “Please hand it to her.”

13. “I baked cookies, and the children ate them.” (“Them” refers to the cookies).

14. “Please give us the exam result!” cried the students.

15. “My mother asked me to help her.”

Possessive Pronouns

Mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours, yours, theirs

Possessive Pronouns Example Sentences

16. “Could you pass me that? It’s mine.” (The object being referred to as “mine” belongs to the person who is speaking or to a group they are a part of.)

17. “That shirt is yours.” (The speaker means that the person being spoken to owns that shirt, and it doesn’t belong to anyone else.)

18. “It is not my guitar. It is hers.

19. “This book is theirs.” (The book belongs to the group of people that is being referred to as “theirs.”)

Relative Pronouns

Who, whom, which, whose, that, whoever, whomever

Relative Pronouns Example Sentences

20. “The teacher who sat next to me is very sweet.”

21. “You should never play with that cat. It is a mean cat.” (The speaker knows only one of the cats in question, so it is a safe assumption that “it” is a bad cat.)

22. “I love the color which you chose for your new car.”

Indefinite Pronouns

All, anybody/anyone, anything, everybody/everyone, everything, few, many, nobody, some, somebody/someone.

Indefinite Pronouns Example Sentences

23. “Nobody is watching it.” (No one specifically is the subject of the sentence, but it’s safe to assume that no one is watching whatever “it” refers to.)

24. “Somebody left their backpack in my room. Do you know whose it is?”

25. “Everybody had a great time at the party.”

26. “Everything is broken!” (The speaker means that everything within their current field of vision is broken.)

Demonstrative Pronouns

This, that, these, those

Demonstrative Pronouns Example Sentences

27. “Is this yours?” (The speaker is asking the person being spoken to if they own that object.)

28. “We need those. Please pass them over here.”

29. “I think I saw something like this in a store once.”

30. “These are my favorite pair of shoes.”

Interrogative Pronouns

Who, what, which

Interrogative Pronouns Example Sentences

31. “Who can tell me what to do?”

32. “What are you doing later?”

33. “Whose car is parked in front of the house?”

Reciprocal Pronouns

Each other, one another

Reciprocal Pronouns Example Sentences:

34. “The children gave each other friendship bracelets.”

35. “At P.E., they kicked the football to one another.”

Reflexive Pronouns

Myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, themselves

Reflexive Pronouns Example Sentences:

36. “I hurt myself while I was playing.”

37. “He made a fool of himself in front of his classmates.”

38. “The children made themselves breakfast.”

39. Please clean yourself up before dinner.

40. “My phone turns itself off when the battery is low.”

Intensive Pronouns

Myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, themselves

(If the pronouns are not necessary to understand the sentence and are used for emphasis, we call them intensive pronouns).

Intensive Pronouns Example Sentences:

41. “I myself prefer to go outside and get some fresh air.”

42. “They themselves built the whole house.”

43. “Santa Clause himself came to my home!”

44. I have a photo with the president himself.

45. “The children made breakfast themselves.”

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In Conclusion

All of these sentences are examples of pronoun sentences. A pronoun is a word that can be used in place of another noun to avoid repetition within the same passage. These examples demonstrate how each type of pronoun works.

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Caitriona Maria is an education writer and founder of TPR Teaching, crafting inspiring pieces that promote the importance of developing new skills. For 7 years, she has been committed to providing students with the best learning opportunities possible, both domestically and abroad. Dedicated to unlocking students' potential, Caitriona has taught English in several countries and continues to explore new cultures through her travels.

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