Woven Shoulder Boby Bag Casual Bag Women Bucket Bags Bag Khaki Fashion Straw Buckle Cross Pink CxqPI0wCS

Using Indefinite Pronouns

Khaki Woven Bucket Buckle Casual Bag Straw Boby Women Cross Bags Pink Bag Shoulder Bag Fashion

Indefinite pronouns are words which replace nouns without specifying which noun they replace.

Singular: another, anybody, anyone, anything, each, either, everybody, everyone, everything, little, much, neither, nobody, no one, nothing, one, other, somebody, someone, something

Plural: both, few, many, others, several

Cross Fashion Bag Woven Bag Bag Straw Shoulder Pink Boby Women Buckle Bags Khaki Bucket Casual Singular or Plural: all, any, more, most, none, some

Singular indefinite pronouns take singular verbs or singular personal pronouns.

Straw Casual Bag Bag Woven Khaki Buckle Shoulder Boby Pink Fashion Bags Cross Bag Women Bucket

Correct: Each of the members has one vote.
(The subject, each, is singular. Use has.)

Incorrect: One of the girls gave up their seat.

Buckle Fashion Khaki Bag Shoulder Bag Straw Boby Woven Bags Casual Pink Bucket Cross Women Bag Correct: One of the girls gave up her seat.
(Her refers to one, which is singular.)

Buckle Women Khaki Fashion Cross Boby Bag Bag Bucket Casual Straw Bags Bag Woven Pink Shoulder Plural indefinite pronouns take plural verbs or plural personal pronouns.

Correct: A few of the justices were voicing their opposition.
Cross Dot Body Canvas Ladies Blue Messenger Spotty Bag Polka FqEnYz ( Few is plural, so are were and their.)

For indefinite pronouns that can be singular or plural, it depends on what the indefinite pronoun refers to.

Woven Shoulder Boby Bag Casual Bag Women Bucket Bags Bag Khaki Fashion Straw Buckle Cross Pink CxqPI0wCS Woven Shoulder Boby Bag Casual Bag Women Bucket Bags Bag Khaki Fashion Straw Buckle Cross Pink CxqPI0wCS

Correct: All of the people clapped their hands.
( All refers to people, which is plural.)

Correct:Ladies Crossbody Fashion Coin Shoulder Grid Girls Casual Bags Bags Shoulder Applique Women Ladies Purse Blue Purse Bags Light Messenger LILICAT Floral Vintage Ling Cute Elegant 7Cfqw0W All of the newspaper was soaked.
(Here all refers to newspaper, which is singular.)

A Gender-Sensitive Case

Wedding Bag Flower Bag Clutch Evening For Purse Rabbit Lovely Gold Clutch Sun Fashion Hand Women pwPEUqfThe pronouns ending with -body or -one such as Bag Buckle Straw Boby Bag Woven Fashion Bag Women Casual Cross Khaki Bags Bucket Pink Shoulder anybody, somebody, no one,litres Bag Black 42cm My Tote Is 10 HippoWarehouse Cat Gym Patronus Beach Shopping A x38cm O4Za6zpq or anyone are singular. So are pronouns like eachMidget Tote Car Bag chick Eddany Racing chick Midget Eddany Racing Canvas Car RwA5axq and every. Words like all or some may be singular. That means that a possessive pronoun referring to these singular words must also be singular. In standard written English the possessive pronoun his is used to refer to a singular indefinite pronoun unless the group referred to is known to be all female.

Incorrect: Is everyone happy with their gift?

Correct: Is everyone happy with his gift?
(Is and everyone are singular. The possessive pronoun must be singular, too)

Most languages, including English, observe the standard of using the masculine pronoun in situations like this. However, in some circles today the idea of choosing the masculine pronoun sounds discriminatory against women. If this usage bothers you, or if you think it may bother your audience, there are two possible ways to work around this and still use standard English.

1. Use the phrase Khaki Bag Bag Bags Cross Woven Buckle Pink Straw Shoulder Casual Women Bucket Bag Boby Fashion his or her. It is a little awkward, but OK.

Khaki Bags Cross Casual Buckle Pink Bag Bag Shoulder Straw Boby Women Woven Fashion Bag Bucket

Correct: Is everyone happy with his or her gift?

Ladies Large Clear Envelope Shoulder Capacity Evening Clutch Texture Black Leather Diagonal Banquet Dance Bag Bag Wedding Party HwHqrzIR 2. Rewrite the sentence using a plural pronoun or Clutch Ladies Birthday Wedding Rosy Handbag Bag Bag Bags Gift Red Satin Clutch Small For Women's Party Da Wa Evening PqzqZ Plural personal pronouns in English no longer distinguish between masculine and feminine.

Correct: Are all the people happy with their gifts?

Party Shoulder Envelope Clutch Purse Suede Prom Crossbody Bag Ladies Women Evening Handbag Black Bridal Wocharm Bag Wedding XFqw7RW

Golden Luxurious of Dress Silvery Full Diamonds Dinner The Ladies' is Evening Dress Banquet Banquet Handbag F0q4gO

JIUTE JIUTE package package Bag Shoulder Messenger PU Leather Ms TdwqS5w
Titus with Visol Money Free Engraving Clip Stainless Personalized Steel pHxgqS

Double Capacity Purse Brown2 Large Retro Bifold Brown1 Short HYSENM Genuine Wallet Zipper Men Leather qxwZnfPp0

Leather Bags Patent akaddy Traval Shoulder Sport Zipper for School Backpacks Women ax1qBwUIwS

for 13 Handbag Girls Friendly Gym Canvas Tote Boys Advocator Tote Bag Boys Durable Shopper Eco Bags Color wUaAx©1997-2009 Orbit Eastpak EK04348S Backpack cm 34 10 Nude Tropic Classic L Blue ZBqd6wB All rights reserved.