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Reframe The Sentences Using Pronouns

An object pronoun takes the place of the object of a sentence. Me, us, you, him, her, it and them are all object pronouns.

Object pronouns usually appear near the middle or the end of the sentence (after the verb) and tell what or who is receiving the action in the sentence.

Read the following example sentences. Here, each object pronoun is underlined.

1. I would like sing with Jason.
I would like sing with him.

('Him' takes the place of "Jason")
2. Matthew asked Stella to go to the picnic.
Matthew asked her to go to the picnic.

('Her' takes the place of "Stella")
3. We can't go to the store because the store is closed.
We can't go to the store because it is closed.

('It' takes the place of "the store")
4. Minnie played along with the other members in band practice.
Minnie played along with them in band practice.

('Them' takes the place of "the other members")
5. Mr.Tacky told Kylie and me about his field trip.
Mr.Tacky told us about his field trip.

('Us' takes the place of "Kylie and me")

First and Second Person Object Pronouns
First and second person object pronouns ('Me' and 'You') are not often used as replacement words since they specifically describe or address a point of view.

For example: -
1. The dogs barked at me for knocking on the door.
  • 'Me' cannot be replaced since it is a first person object pronoun and refers specifically to the person speaking.
2. I bought this gift for you.
  • 'You' cannot be replaced since it is a second person object pronoun and refers specifically to the person being spoken to.

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