Subject forms of Pronouns



Subject forms of Pronouns :



Six English words have one form when they are used as subjects and a different form when they are used as objects apart from the II person singular THOU.

The six words are….

Subject form…..Object form

(i) I….me
(ii) He…..him
(iii) She…..her
(iv) We….us
(v) They…..them
(vi) Who…..whom

1) I : (Pronoun) [used as the subject of a sentence]

I hurt my hand.
I'm not early. Am I?
My wife and I are glad to be here.

2) Me : (Pronoun) [Object form of 'I']

He bought me a car.
Show me your apartments.
That's me on the left of the Photograph.

3) He : (Pronoun) ; [used as the subject of a sentence]

Where's Ahmed?
He is gone to the office.
Be careful of that dog. He sometimes bites.
He, who laughs last, laughs longest.

4) His : (Pronoun - Possessive form of HE)

That is belonging to him.
Those are belonging to him.
Which pen is Mary's?
Is this one his?
Every one wants only what is his by right.

5) She : (Pronoun) [used as the subject of a sentence]

That female person of animal
Who is she?
She is certainly a pretty girl.
Is the new baby a he or a she?

6) her : (Pronoun - object form of SHE)

Where is She?
I can see her there.
Give the book to her.

7) We : (Pronoun) [used as the subject of a sentence] (Plural of I)

The people speaking oneself and one or more others

We were happy when we heard the news.
Shall we sit together, Janu?
Can we (= I and others) go now, Sir?

8) us : (Pronoun) [object form of WE]

Did she see us?
This house is too small for us.

(9) They : (Pronoun) [used as the subject of a sentence]

Those people, animals or things

My father and mother are here.
They visit every week.
They say prices are going to rise again.

The pronoun THEY refers to people in general. That is the general opinion.

(10) Them : (Pronoun) [object form of THEY]

Where are my books? I can't find them.
He bought drinks for them.

11) Who : (Pronoun) [used especially as the Subject of a verb] (used in questions also)

Who are they?
Who's that woman over there?
Who did you stay with?

(12) Whom : (Pronoun) [object form of who]

Whom did you see?
The officer, to whom I spoke recently, agrees with me.

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