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personal pronoun (plural personal pronouns)

  1. A pronoun which, in English, refers to one or a combination of the following:
    1. The person or people speaking. (first person)
    2. The person or people spoken to. (second person)
    3. Another person or group of people. (third person)
    • 1983, Fred Small (lyrics and music), “Annie”, in The Heart of the Appaloosa:
      Mondays come with questions of couples
      Where and with whom did you go?
      Avoiding the personal pronoun
      She hopes it doesn't show
      Shopping with her lover in the city
      Two women holding hands don't get a stare
      If the kids at school knew what they do
      Would they hate her? Why should they care?
  2. Any pronoun, with an antecedent, standing in as the subject or object of a verb.

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