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The Pros of Knowing Pronouns: Part Two

Last time, we looked at demonstrative pronouns (these, that, those). This week, we’ll take a look at examples of another type, interrogative pronouns.

These pronouns, as their name suggests, are used as question words that normally begin a sentence.

For example:

 Who came to the party?”

 What do you want to do tonight?”

 Which friend will you invite to come with you to the movie?”

 Remember that these words also occur in sentences that do not contain question marks.

 “I know who your brother is, of course!”

 “They know which movie will be the best to see.”

 “He told me what to watch out for when buying a new TV.”

(March 11, 2012)

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