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    Default pronouns

    why do we call (personal, reflexive, and possessive) pronouns PRIMARY, while the rest (demonstrative, interrogative, relative) SECONDARY?
    what about the indifinite pronouns; are they primary or secondary? what's the criteria?

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    Default Re: pronouns

    Could it be that.....

    Personal, reflexive, and possessive pronouns are PRIMARY because they refer to a specific person or thing.

    Demonstrative, interrogative, relative pronouns are SECONDARY because they refer to a generic, general or unknown person or thing.

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    Default Re: pronouns

    maybe but thanx :)

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