personal pronoun that functions as a direct object and has no antecedent
1:I tried to lift the box, but it was too heavy
2:I liked the film alot
3:I consider him a genius
I have underline the answer, hope I am right???
I tried to lift the box, but it was too heavy. -- "it" = "box" (antecedent)
In #2 there is no personal pronoun.
Last edited by svartnik; 30-Mar-2009 at 10:32.
As svartnik has pointed out, 'him' in #3 is the only direct object personal pronoun to be found in these sentences.