Indefinite Pronouns

Indefinite pronouns often end with ‘body’, ‘one’ or ‘thing’.
Examples: everybody, anybody, somebody, no one, all, each, every, some, none, one, all students, everyone

Indefinite pronouns do not change form when used as subjects or objects. They are always singular.
Examples:
Incorrect: Everyone must bring their own lunches.
Correct: All students must bring their own lunches.
Correct: Everyone must bring his or her own lunches.
Correct: Everyone must bring a lunch

Complete the following sentence.

Q 1: The office had been searched and ________ was thrown onto the floor.

everything all items

Q 2: ______ were invited to the lunch but only twelve showed up.

Everyone Any Many

Q 3: Everybody has _____ books.

their his or her

Q 4: Bob, __________ is here to see you.

none anyone someone

Q 5: I need __________ to talk to. I am very lonely.

noone anyone someone

Q 6: I didn’t see Mike at the Gym. In fact, I didn’t see _____________. The place was empty.

anybody nobody somebody

Q 7: Check in that bag. I bought you __________

nothing something onething

Q 8: Please tell the salesman at the door that we don’t want to buy ___________.

something onething anything

 

 

 

 

Name: ____________________________

Synonym, Antonym,and Homophone

1. What are synonyms?

a. words that sound the same but have different meanings

b. words that are spelled the same way

c. words that are opposites

d. words that mean almost the same thing

2. Which pair of words are synonyms?

a. giant, huge

b. tiny, huge

c. cow, now

d. chat, cheese

3. You can use synonyms to ______________.

a. compare things

b. make your writing more interesting

c. use fewer words when you write

d. show differences

4. What are antonyms?

a. words that rhyme

b. words that sounds alike but have different meanings

c. words that have almost the same meaning

d. words that have opposite meanings

5. Which pair of words are antonyms?

a. horse, dog

b. love, like

c. weak, strong

d. small, tiny

6. You can use antonyms to __________________.

a. make your writing more interesting.

b. show differences

c. compare things

d. use fewer words when you write

7. What are homophones?

a. words that sounds alike but have different meanings

b. words that rhyme

c. words that have opposite meanings

d. words that mean almost the same thing

8. Which pair of words are homophones?

a. night, day

b. ant, aunt

c. thirsty, drink

d. coins, money

Name: ____________________________

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