Pronouns

What does pronoun you mean?

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May 03, 2015 11:54PM

The pronoun 'you' takes the place of a noun (or nouns) for the person (or people) spoken to (the second person pronoun).

The pronoun 'you' is a personal pronoun, a word that takes the place of a noun for a specific person (or people).

The pronoun 'you' functions as a singular or plural form.

The pronoun 'you' functions as a subject or an object in a sentence.

Examples:

Jack, you are a good friend. (singular, subject of the sentence)

Children, you must wash your hands for lunch. (plural, subject of the sentence)

Jack and Jill, you must wash your hands for lunch. (plural)

Dad, I made a sandwich for you. (singular, object of the preposition 'for')

Boys, I made some sandwiches for you. (plural, object of the preposition 'for')

Jack and Jill, I made some sandwiches for you. (plural)