Definition of pronoun in English:
A word that can function by itself as a noun phrase and that refers either to the participants in the discourse (e.g., I, you) or to someone or something mentioned elsewhere in the discourse (e.g., she, it, this).
- In English, conjunctions, determiners, interjections, particles, and pronouns are grammatical words.
- Such words include pronouns, auxiliary verbs, conjunctions, and prepositions.
- Once the family has been explicitly mentioned, Lanchester can refer to them with pronouns, in particular the pronoun them.
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