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Using the Different Forms of Pronouns: Practice Exercise 1

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If you have studied the guidelines for Using the Different Forms of Pronouns, you should be well prepared for this short practice exercise.

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Practice in Using the Correct Forms of Pronouns

In each sentence below, replace the italicized word(s) or word group(s) with an appropriate pronoun, being careful to use the correct form. When you're done, compare your responses with the answers on page two.

  1. I sold my truck to Gus.

  2. I sold my truck to Gus and Merdine.

  3. I sold my truck to Gus and Merdine.

  4. The truck's brakes were bad, and the truck's tires were bald.

  5. Merdine gave the truck to Gus and Merdine's daughter.

  6. Gus and Merdine's daughter promised to pay her parents for the truck.

  7. The daughter's boyfriend drove the truck into a duck pond.

  8. The duck pond belongs to me and my family, and my family and I now have one very unhappy duck.

  9. The duck's temper is almost as bad as my temper.

  10. Merdine and Gus have offered to pay me and my family for the damages by selling me the truck that still sits in our pond.


When you're done, compare your responses with the answers on page two.


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