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Set 2 - Lesson 26 - Answer Key

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Exercise A:  These are the pronouns and their labels from the twelve sentences in the passage.

1. I = first person singular, personal, subject; I = 1st person sing., personal, subject;

2. My = first person sing.,  possessive (also called possessive adjective); my = same; I = 1st pers. sing., personal, Subject; myself = compound personal, 1st person, reflexive; I = 1st. person sing., personal, subject.

3. none

4. They = 3rd. person plural, personal, subject; their = 3rd. person plural, possessive.

5. them = 3rd. person plural, personal, object; this = demonstrative, singular, subject.

6. I = 1st. pers. sing., personal, subject; my = 1st. pers. sing. , personal, possessive; my = same; me = 1st. pers. sing., personal, object; I = 1st. pers. sing., personal, subject.

7. She = 3rd. person singular, personal, subject; I = 1st. pers. sing.,  personal, subject;  her = 3rd. pers. sing., personal, object; I = 1st. pers. sing., personal, subject; I = same; them = 3rd. pers. plural, personal, object.

8. One = indefinite; me = 1st. pers. sing., personal, object.

9. I = 1st pers. sing., personal, subject;  her = 3rd. pers. sing., personal, object;  I = 1st. pers. sing., personal, subject;  it = 3rd. pers. sing,  personal, object;  myself = compound personal, reflexive.

10. us = 1st. pers. plural, personal, object;  Who = interrogative, subject.

11. Somebody = indefinite; you = 2nd. pers. sing., personal, subject.

12. Whoever = compound relative; me = 1st pers. sing., personal, object.

Exercise B:

1. her, her, she

2. They, them

3. his, those

4. His, herself

5. Someone, her, you

6. she, nobody

7. she

8. everybody, she, You, yourself

Examination:

1. I, we, my

2. his / her, he / she / they, it

3. he, himself, he

4. you, nobody / everybody / someone / somebody

5. That, I, her

6. Whoever

7. you, you, them / everybody / everyone

8. I, himself

9. she, someone / somebody

10. Which, you, his

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