Pronouns 01
In the sentence 'The motorcyclist did not win the race but he provided us with the fastest individual lap' the word 'he' is the pronoun.

Pronouns 01

Pronouns take the place of a noun. 'I', 'he' and 'we' are examples of personal pronouns. It's a good idea to use them to avoid repetition in your English writing.

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  1. See if you can find the pronoun(s) in the following sentence.
    We didn't play football yesterday as it rained all day.
    'We' is used here instead of the list of our names
  2. See if you can find the pronoun(s) in the following sentence.
    They were camping and came to us for shelter.
    'They' is used instead of the list of their names
  3. See if you can find the pronoun(s) in the following sentence.
    The torrential rain made him wet; he shivered with cold.
    'Him' and 'he' are the personal pronouns used here
  4. See if you can find the pronoun(s) in the following sentence.
    The concert was long and it was late when it finished.
    More personal pronouns: 'it'/'we'/'they'/'them'
  5. See if you can find the pronoun(s) in the following sentence.
    How late was it when you left the concert?
    Use personal pronouns for succinct writing
  6. See if you can find the pronoun(s) in the following sentence.
    The teacher thanked him and gave it to Bob.
    More personal pronouns: 'me'/'he'/'him'/'she'/'her'
  7. See if you can find the pronoun(s) in the following sentence.
    The cousins came to tea with us; we played cricket too.
    'Us' and 'we' are the personal pronouns here
  8. See if you can find the pronoun(s) in the following sentence.
    They were grateful for the hot tea mum gave them.
    'Simon, John and Abdul were grateful' = 'they'
  9. See if you can find the pronoun(s) in the following sentence.
    James took the book; he gave it to the teacher.
    Personal pronouns refer to people: 'you'/'I'/'us'
  10. See if you can find the pronoun(s) in the following sentence.
    The rain stopped and they returned to the campsite.
    'Campsite' is the noun: they returned to 'it'

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