The noun for which the pronoun is substituted is dubbed its antecedent (coming before, prior) bereason the noun is discussed either previously in the sentence or in a coming before sentence.

Personal pronouns favor he she me we are offered instead of somebody"s name.

e.g. I favor Jon, he is very amazing.

(the pronoun he substitutes for the proper noun Jon).

Personal pronouns deserve to additionally be substituted for noun phrases.

e.g. My sister and also I visited the beach. We both obtained sunburned.

(the pronoun we substitutes for the noun phrase my sister and I)


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