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Unformatted text preview: Singular Variable (singular or plural) Plural Anybody Anyone Somebody Anything Each Someone Everybody Everyone No one Everything Nobody Nothing All Any Either More Most Neither None Some Few Many Several-If the indefinite word is regarded as singular, make any pronouns that refer to it singular. If the indefinite word is regarded as plural, make any pronouns that refer to it plural. Examples : No one (singular) has a right to more than his or her (singular) share. Several (plural) of the jet fighters had to have their (plural) wings stiffened.-In a few situations, however, the singular indefinite pronoun does take a plural referent. Nobody (singular) was late, were they (plural)? Practice : Identify if the indefinite pronoun is singular, variable, or plural and choose the correct pronoun accordingly. Few (singular, variable, plural) however had given (his or her/ their) pilots trouble....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '07