English Pronoun They
Learn English They Pronoun

Grammar Pronoun- Lesson Nine

In this grammar lesson, you learn about They Pronoun in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

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subject object possessive adjective possessive pronoun reflexive pronoun

These pronouns are used for groups of people to whom you write or speak.

subject = they

They sent me this picture.


object = them

Someone took a picture of them.
Their teacher teaches them English.


possessive adjective = their

Their boss wants them to improve their English.

He’s their boss.


possessive pronoun = theirs

Is this classroom theirs?
Our classroom is big, but theirs is much bigger.

This is their classroom.


reflexive pronoun = themselves

They enjoyed themselves as they played in the snow.

children playing in the snow


Pay attention to the differences among these three words:

there their they’re

there: location / existence of something
their: possessive adjective
they’re: contraction for the words “they” and “are”

These words are all pronounced the same way, but their meanings are different.

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Exercise 9

Fill in the blanks with….

they them their theirs themselves

1. We should help them find ________ keys.

2. ________ keys are lost.

3. ________ think the keys are in the classroom.

4. Are these yours or _________?

5. Can ________ stay a little later?

6. Most Americans try to rely on _________ for the things they need.

7. ________ house is very large.

8. Do you trust ________?

9. ________ want something to eat.

10. They can finish the assignment by __________.


Answers: 1. their; 2. Their; 3. They; 4. theirs; 5. they; 6. themselves; 7. Their’ 8. them; 9. They; 10. themselves


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