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Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #85352: Personal pronouns
Personal subject pronouns
The pronouns that are used as subjects are I he she we they you it.
Example -He is my friend ('he' is the subject of the verb is).
Personal object pronouns
The pronouns that are used as objects of verbs or prepositions are me him her us them you it.
Examples -I love her ('her' is the object of the verb love).
-She sat beside me ('me' is the object of the preposition beside).
Note 1 'You' and 'it' do not change.
2 'They' and 'them' : if the gender is not known, use 'they' and 'them'.
Examples -Have you seen a doctor? They can help you.
-If anyone comes in before I get back, ask them to wait.
3 'I' or 'me'?
Examples -Mary and I are meeting in Dublin in July.
(Why not Mary and me? Because 'I' is part of the subject of the sentence).
-They gave a present to me.
(Why not I? Because 'me' is the object of the preposition 'to').
Exercise: Choose the correct word.
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