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Personal Pronouns: Gender

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Personal Pronouns: Gender 

 There are three pronouns showing gender: masculine-he, feminine-she, and neutral-it.

Consider these 3 examples illustrating the concept of gender:

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The chart below illustrates what kinds of nouns can be replaced with these singular pronouns.

 Personal pronouns refer to people. The first exception is the pronoun \”it\” which refers to inanimate things, not objects. \”Objects\” is used as a grammar term.

Consider this chart illustrating how nouns for people and things can each be replaced with a matching pronoun:

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The second exception for pronouns that are not gender based is the pronoun \”they\”.  

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Here are the same examples now used in plural form:

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Consider the following chart that lists all pronouns:

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Let us continue with Possessive Pronouns.

Next: Practice – Personal Pronouns