These are pronouns which don’t refer to a specific person, place or thing. They are vague and ‘not definite’ hence the name. Let’s start off by looking at some of the most common ones.
Let’s look at them in a little more detail.
rules for indefinite pronouns
These pronouns are a little trickier than the others. Let’s take a look at some rules for you to learn.
examples in use
Take a look at some examples in use.
indefinite pronouns quiz
Now, test yourself.
answers 1. d) 2. b) 3. a) 4. c) 5. d) 6. d) 7. c) 8. a)
other indefinite pronouns
I tricked you, there are more! I thought I’d ease you in with some easy ones before introducing the difficult ones.
Here’s the deal, most indefinite pronouns are either singular or plural. However, some can be both. Here are some of the most common ones: all, another, any, both, each, either, enough, every, few, fewer, less, little, many, more, most, much, neither, none, one, other, others, several, and some.
Take a look at the table with examples to see how they function.