Lesson 59 Agreement With Indefinite Pronoun Antecedents

Also remember that indefinite singular pronouns take singular forms, while indefinite plural pronouns take plural forms. Notice the difference between the singular that everyone needs and the plural that many need. Click here for more information on verb compliance. You learned in a previous lesson that indefinite pronouns fall into three categories: some are singular, some plural, and others fall into both categories, depending on the context of the sentence. When an indeterminate possessive pronoun and pronoun are used in the same sentence, people often choose the plural pronoun of possessive, but it is not always the right choice. Indefinite singular pronouns take singular possessive and indefinite plural pronouns take plural possessive. Everyone needs their pencil. It doesn`t matter if the noun is singular or plural in the + subnial. Look at the following examples for a better understanding of how to deal with this kind of sentence. Many students do not have homework. In this sentence, it is necessary to use the plural pronoun of possessiveness, which is a lot (not because of the students` names) because of the plural-indefinite pronoun. For pronouns that can be either singular or plural, you should carefully examine the prepositional sentence of the + noun to determine whether the meaning is singular or plural. Click the pop-out icon or print icon on the worksheet to print or download it.

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