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21 Cards in this Set

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What does "it's" mean?
It is.
Name 5 interrogative pronouns.
who, whom, which, what, whose (but not when and how which are adverbs)
How do you make the verb agree with some, none, and all which can be either singular or plural?
When they stand for individual units of something, make the verb plural, e.g., Some of the books ARE left. When they stand for one unit, make the verb singular,e.g., Some of the salad IS left.
Which indefinite pronouns are always singular?
each, either, neither, one, everyone,everybody,no one,nobody,anyone, anybody, someone, somebody
What does "person" mean in grammar?
"Person" is a word that refers to certain categories of pronouns. Categories are based upon whether the pronound refers to: the person speaking (first person), the person spoken to (second person), or the person or thing spoken about (third person).
What is an adjective?
word that modifies(tells more about)a noun or a pronoun e.g., red balloon
Name 5 interrogative pronouns.
who, whom, which, what, whose (but not when and how which are adverbs)
What 3 questions do adjectives answer about the nouns and pronouns they modify?
which one?
what kind?
how many?
What are 2 positions for adjectives?
1. regular: before the noun or pronoun it modifies. e.g., tall girl
2. predicate adjective: after a linking verb(usually the verb"to be") but modifying the subject e.g., the doctor is intelligent
What are the personal pronouns?
I, me, we, us
you, you,
he, she, it,
him, her, it they, them
What is a pronoun?
a word that takes the place of a noun
Name the reflexive (also called intensive) pronouns.
myself, ourselves
yourself, yourselves,
himself, herself, itself,themselves
How can you tell the difference between an adjective and a pronoun?
If the word is followed by a noun, it is an adjective, e.g., these puppies.
If the word stands alone before a verb or prepositional phrase, it is a pronoun, e.g., That is on sale. , or The one from Spain arrived today.
Which indefinite pronouns are always plural?
What are the indefinite pronouns?
all, another, any, anybody,anyone,anything,both,each,either,everybody,everyone,everything,few,many,more,most,much,neither,nobody,none, no one,one,other,several,some,somebody,someone,such
Which indefinite pronouns are either singular or plural depending on the words they represent?
some, all, any, most,none
How do you make the singular pronoun agree in number with the pronoun that follows it?
Make the pronoun that follows singular e.g., Everyone should bring HER book.
What are the relative pronouns?
who, whom, whose, which, that (and sometimes what) when these words do NOT ask questions
What do the relative pronouns do?
Relate back to another word in the same sentence.
What do interrogative pronouns do?
ask questions
Name 4 demonstrative pronouns.
this, that, these those