Grammar Tips: Pronoun Agreement

Grammar Tips: Pronoun Agreement

Grammar Tips: Pronoun Agreement

Date posted: May 23, 2019

Personal pronouns must agree with their antecedents (the words they are referring to). They must match by person, number and gender. Here’s guidance on the basics from TERMIUM Plus, Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank:

There’s also advice for when things get more complicated:

Test your knowledge of pronoun agreement with two quizzes: Peaceable Pronouns I and Peaceable Pronouns 2.

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