As with the other pronoun errors we have taken into account, implicit pronoun errors occur due to problems with the predecessor. 1. If two or more singular-substantial precursors are bound by and they form a precursor of plural. (1 – 1 – 2) In most cases, you don`t have to discuss whether you need the singular or plural shape. The spoken English you have heard several times will help you make the right pronoun choice when you write. Intensive pronouns intensify or emphasize names and pronouns. These pronouns usually appear in a sentence after the name they intensify. Objective pronouns, on the other hand, can replace the object of a sentence – me, you, him, her, her, us, you and her. We use personal pronouns to replace a real name (a person`s name), a collective group of people or something. There are two main types: subjective pronouns and objective pronouns.
As mentioned above, a pronoun is a word or phrase that replaces a name or word. However, a pronoun error can occur if a writer does not indicate what replaces the pronoun (the noun). For example, if you use the word “she” without a clearly marked precursor. Another default pronoun error occurs when the pronoun does not match its predecessor. An example is the use of “it” to refer to a person or thing. Possessive pronouns show possession or possession of a name. The examples are mine, theirs, theirs, yours, ours, theirs, others, etc. Rule: a singular pronoun must replace a single nominz; a plural pronoun must replace a plural noun. In the sentence above, everyone designates the voters.
Voters can be counted (1 voter, 2 voters, etc.). Therefore, the plural pronoun is the right speaker for everyone. In older publications, you`ll find authors who only use a male pronoun (him, he, be or himself) to get an agreement with a single indeterminate pronoun (like everyone else): we use interrogation pronouns to ask a question – for example, who, who, what, what and which. If you have correlative conjunctions like a … or, neither… again, and not just… but also, only the second precursor counts for the agreement. We use reflexive pronouns to refer to the object or clause of a sentence. It involves myself, myself, himself, himself, himself, etc. NOTE: The plural pronoun replaces male and female names. The plural pronouns their and they are logical choices for Pivert – Mate and cheerleader – Twirler, respectively.
On the other hand, if we actually refer to the people who have the group, we look at the plural noun.