18. Review of Pronouns

First

Person

Second Person
Subject I live in Oakland We live in Oakland Do you live in Oakland?
Object They invited me to a party. They invited us to a party. Did they invite you to the party?
Possessive adjective Somebody broke into my car. Somebody broke into our car. Somebody broke into your car.
Possessive noun The house on the corner is mine. The house on the corner is ours. Is the house on the corner yours?
Reflexive pronoun I can take care of myself. We can take care of ourselves. You can take care of yourself. (singular)

You can take care of yourselves.

(plural)

 

Third Person
Subject He lives in Oakland She lives in Oakland It is in Oakland They live in Oakland
Object They invited him to a party. They invited her to a party. He dropped it and broke it. We invited them to a party.
Possessive adjective Somebody broke into his car. Somebody broke into her car. They broke its rear window. Somebody broke into their car.
Possessive noun The house on the corner is his. The house on the corner is hers. Not used. The house on the corner is theirs.
Reflexive pronoun He can take care of himself. She can take care of herself. A robot is a machine that can do work by itself. They can take care of themselves.

 

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