Pronouns and Antecedents
A pronoun takes the place of a noun or nouns.
An antecedent is the noun or nouns to which the pronoun refers.
Each pronoun must agree with its antecedent in number and gender.
In the following sentences, the antecedents are underlined once; the pronouns are italicized.
When Emily exercises, she stretches muscles and tendons. They are tight and sore.
Charlie participates in tennis and track for exercise. They keep him in shape.
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