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Pronouns and Clauses

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Part of SpeechDefinitionExample
Pronoun A word that takes the place of a noun, I, he, she, it, there, all there are lots of Pronouns!
antecedant the noun the pronoun takes place of It takes the place of the word pie in the sentence, Tara ate it.
Personal Pronouns A pronoun that takes the place of a person's name, ex. the pronoun he takes the place of the name Daniel in the sentence Daniel sold games. other ex.- you, them, we, it, he, she
Compound Personal Pronouns add selves to a personal pronoun ex. themselves, yourself, herself, ourselves
Singular Indefinite Pronouns Does not refer to any specific peron or thing All of the pie is gone. All is the answer
Demonstrative Pronoun Which persons or things are referred to. This, that, these, those
Interogative Pronouns Pronouns used to ask qestions Who, which, what, whom, whose
Subjet Pronoun used when they take the place of a subject antecedant or follow a linking verb. my, I, his, her, it
Object Pronoun When the antecedant is the object of the verb or the preposition We brought him to the mall.Him is the answer
Possesive Pronouns exspreses ownership my, ours, yours, his, her's,its
direct object a noun, pronoun, or word group that tells who or what recieves the action of the verb. Sam arranged the desks into a circle. desks is the answer
indirect object comes after the direct object and tells to whom or for whom the verb is done for She gave me the report. report is the answer
adjetive clause modifies a noun or a pronoun in the independent clause of a complex sentence My dad, who is great, will be there. "who is great" is the answer
adverb clause a subordinate clause that modifies a verb or adverb in the independent clause of a complex sentence We had worked hard for a week. For a week is the answer. (tells how, why, to what extent, where)
subordinate clause a clause that cannot stand alone as a sentence was a great show
independent clause one complete subject and one complete verb that can stand alone as a sentence I like ice cream
essential clause a clause that a sentence needs in order to be a sentence (blank)
nonessential clause clause that is not nessesary for the sentence (blank)
simple sentence one complete subject and on complete verb I love the blue sky.
compound sentence two complete subjects and two complete verbs We went to go swimming, but we actually played in the sand.
Complex sentence an independent clause with a subordinate clause As you know, I don't care if you go.
Created by: swimbabe