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Chapter 9. Reaching an Agreement: Matchi... > Indefinite Pronouns - Pg. 89

Reaching an Agreement: Matching Sentence Parts 89 You Could Look It Up Indefinite pronouns refer to people, places, objects, or things without pointing to a specific one. See Chapter 4 for a complete description of indefinite pronouns. Table 9-1. Indefinite Pronouns Singular another anyone each everyone everybody everything much nobody nothing other someone anybody anything either little neither no one one somebody something Plural both few many others several Singular or Plural all any more most none some Check out these examples: · One of the Elvis impersonators is missing. Danger, Will Robinson The indefinite pronoun many a is always singular, as in " Many a person is sick and tired of eating sautéed antelope on melba toast." The singular subject one requires the singular verb is. · Both of the Elvis impersonators are missing, thank goodness. The plural subject both requires the plural verb are.