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indefinite pronoun

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Definition of indefinite pronoun in English:

noun

Grammar
A pronoun that does not refer to any person, amount, or thing in particular, e.g. anything, something, anyone, everyone.
Example sentences
  • And there is an irritating mannerism, in which he uses the feminine personal pronoun in place of the indefinite pronoun, that gradually wore on my nerves.
  • An indefinite pronoun is a word that replaces a noun but does not refer to a specific person, place, or thing.
  • Some indefinite pronouns always take a plural verb, which means that the verb is conjugated for a plural subject.

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