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A pronoun is a word that takes the place of one or more nouns.

Use pronouns to avoid repeating words.

A singular pronoun replaces a singular noun. The words I, me, you, he, she, him, her, and it are singular pronouns.

Always capitalize the pronoun I.

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Do you want to go to the playground with Ned?

Do you want to go to the playground with me?

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Shelly and her friends run the marathon every year.

She and her friends run the marathon every year.

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Isabella is doing howework with Kyle.

She is doing homework with him.

A plural pronoun replaces a plural noun. The words we, you, they, us, and them are plural pronouns.

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The travelers waited for a long time at the airport.

They waited for a long time at the airport.

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Do you want to read with Flynn and Rielan?

Do you want to read with them?

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Shirla, Audrey, and I are going to the supermarket.

We are going to the supermarket.


Exercise

Open the activity. Practice using pronouns in a sentence.