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A greement: Pronouns and Their Antecedents
Lesson 4-28
Prompt:A word that a pronoun refers to is called the "antecedent" of the pronoun. The pronoun must agree with the antecedent in gender, person, and number.
Example:In the sentence: "Each member of the team must submit his or her birth certificate." The pronouns "his" and "her" agree with the antecedent, "member."
Directions:In each sentence below, click to select the correct pronoun agreeing with the antecedent.
1.Each of the girls plans (her) (their) activities for the day.
2.All of the boys agreed on what (he) (they) wanted to give as a gift.
3.Several of the students were too busy to hear what (his) (their) teacher said.
4.Someone brought (his or her) (their) portable stereo to the picnic.
5.Bill was told that (he) (they) must remember (his) (their) lines.
6.Each person has agreed to bring (his or her) (their) materials.
7.Bill or Jack will represent (his) (their) classroom.
8.Every girl who participates will do (her) (their) best.
9.Everyone must be on (his or her) (their) best behavior.
10.Susan and sally are prepared to play (her) (their) instruments.
11.Neither Susan nor Sally is prepared to play (her) (their) instrument.
12.The principal asked the male students for (his) (their) undivided attention.
13.Every parent will watch (his or her) (their) child perform.
14.Everyone should work hard at (his or her) (their) studies.
15.Every boy did (his) (their) best on the project.
16.Some girl has left (her) (their) umbrella.
17.Every man at the meeting expressed (his) (their) opinion.
18.Sean read (his) (her) letter to me.
19.(His) (Her) friendly smile is what I like best about Ann.
20.Each student has received (his or her) (their) report card.