There, now, the reader can see for himself that this pronoun
business is a very awkward thing for the unaccustomed tongue.
I could scarce restrain a smile at Perry's use of the pronoun
"we," yet I was glad to share the rejoicing with him as I shall always be glad to share everything with the dear old fellow.
I have none for myself,' returns Jasper, with an emphasis on the last pronoun
, 'because I am not, nor am I in the way of being, the object of his hostility.
was understood in the plural sense, and included both gentlemen, upon both of whom it was rather hard and undeserved, for Gabriel had applied himself to the meal with a very promising appetite, until it was spoilt by Mrs Varden herself, and Joe had as great a liking for the female society of the locksmith's house--or for a part of it at all events--as man could well entertain.
Poor Dolly's exposition of her simple Raveloe theology fell rather unmeaningly on Silas's ears, for there was no word in it that could rouse a memory of what he had known as religion, and his comprehension was quite baffled by the plural pronoun
, which was no heresy of Dolly's, but only her way of avoiding a presumptuous familiarity.
The sun, on account of the mist, had a curious sentient, personal look, demanding the masculine pronoun
for its adequate expression.
Smallweed's favourite adjective of disparagement is so close to his tongue that he begins the words "my dear friend" with the monosyllable "brim," thus converting the possessive pronoun
into brimmy and appearing to have an impediment in his speech.
replied Philippe, laying a stress upon the personal pronoun
would Miss Manners advise using when referring to people who do not identify as either male or female?
Most of these studies compared the effects of first-person pronouns
(I), second-person pronouns
(you), and third-person pronouns
(he/she; see De Graaf, Sanders, & Hoeken, 2016, for a systematic review).
With greater acceptance and support on campus today for the diverse (and sometimes ambiguous) ways that gender may be defined and expressed, the practice of identifying Preferred Gender Pronouns
(PGP's) has become increasingly popular at colleges and universities across the country.
The identity device, in turn, comprises six elements as repetition, lexical replacement, pronouns
, pro-forms, ellipsis, and substitution.
The Winograd Schema Challenge is concerned with finding the referents of pronouns
, or solving the pronoun
We do not use other gender-neutral pronouns
such as are orze.
One example includes using proper pronouns
and preferred names.