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    Indefinite pronouns

    Hi,

    I have read about Indefinite Pronouns today. I would like to know if there exists Definite Pronouns or all other pronouns are definite pronouns?

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    Re: Indefinite pronouns

    Quote Originally Posted by Untaught88 View Post
    Hi,

    I read about indefinite pronouns today. I would like to know if there are definite pronouns?
    Indefinite pronouns do not refer to a specific person. See: http://www.grammar-monster.com/gloss...te_pronoun.htm
    Or: https://www.englishclub.com/grammar/...indefinite.htm

    You might think there would be a category called definite pronouns, but apparently there isn't.

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    Re: Indefinite pronouns

    If it refers to a definite person, you could call it a definite pronoun if you want to, but most people have not felt the need for this. It's clear who the writer of a text means when they say I, so it is when the meaning is unclear that the pronoun stands out.

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    Re: Indefinite pronouns

    Should we have indefinite pronouns in the UE glossary?

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