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7.10: Pronoun

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  • Practice 1

    Nominative (Subject) Case Objective Case
    Singular Plural Singular Plural
    1st Person I we me us
    2nd Person you you you you
    3rd Person he, she, it,
    him, her, it
    • The nominative case is used when the pronoun is the subject of a verb.
    • Also, use a subject pronoun after any form of the verb "to be."
    • The objective case is used when the pronoun is the direct object of a verb or the object of a preposition.

    Choose the correct case for each pronoun in the sentences below.

    1. Maria and (her, she) laughed and talked well into the night.
    2. (Him, He) and I just don't seem to get along very well these days.
    3. It was (her, she) who tied up the computer for three hours.
    4. Cora handed Tom and (I, me) the employment applications.
    5. Between you and (I, me), pronoun case can be very confusing.
    6. Among the applicants were Tom and (me, I).
    7. It was (he, him) and Colleen who solved the problem with my scanner.
    8. The vice president will select (you or I, you or me) to serve as acting chair.
    9. Between Joseph and (him, he), there really isn't much of a choice.
    10. As for my cousin and (I, me), we will not be attending the dinner.
    11. That certainly is not (he, him) sitting in the first row of the theater.
    12. I gave the note to Laura, (who, whom) gave it to Phil.
    13. I gave the left over fudge to Tom and (she, her).
    14. Leonardo wrongly believed that (she and Tom, her and Tom) would take the blame for him.
    15. (Whom, Who) did you say would be attending in my place?

    Pronoun Case - Practice 1 Answer Key

    Practice 2

    Choose the correct case for each pronoun in the sentences below.

    1. My sister is taller than (I, me).
    2. After hearing his sister explain the fight she had had with husband, Jim exclaimed, "the person who should apologize is (him, he)!"
    3. The winner of last night's raffle was (her, she).
    4. My long-time friend went to dinner with my husband and (I, me).
    5. (Her, She) and her friends went to see Hamlet on Landis Green.
    6. The teacher gave (we, us) students extra credit for an optional term paper.
    7. Between you and (I, me), that outfit looks ridiculous on her.
    8. He was not as angry as (them, they).
    9. Please give the leftovers to Paul and (she, her).
    10. My sister Lisa and (me, I) take a trip to Panama City every spring.
    11. Lisa enjoys shopping more than (me, I).
    12. The child Laura was most concerned about was (her, she).
    13. When will you start listening to your mother and (I, me)?
    14. I think that (you and him, you and he) are more similar than you think.
    15. She selected Troy (who, whom) she thought could do the job right the first time.

    Pronoun Case - Practice 2 Answer Key


    • Dr. Mary Nielsen, Dean of the Dalton State College School of Liberal Arts.
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