Common errors with pronouns - part II

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It is considered conceited to put 'I' first when there are two subjects.

A pronoun used as subject should not be separated from its verb if possible.

Here the object of the verb see is not washing machine but the whole noun clause.

The indefinite pronouns every, none, much and person are singular words whereas all, some, most, many and people are plural.

In a comparative sentence the same part of two things should be compared. 'That of, these of and those of' are necessary words often omitted.

Sections in this article

Kinds of pronouns
Personal pronouns
Possessive pronouns
Reflexive pronouns
Demonstrative pronouns
Relative pronouns
Correct usage of personal pronouns Pronouns common mistakes
Common mistakes with pronouns - Part 2 Common mistakes with pronouns - Part 3