Pronoun Errors Exercise

 
For each sentence, select the correct case for the pronoun.
 

  1. We/us selected a finalist from among the candidates.
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  1. They/them called she/her into the meeting.
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  1. The situation created problems for she/her and I/me.
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  1. Antonio will meet Sarah and I/me at the club.
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  1. They/them were unsure whether it had been she/her who made the donation.
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  1. If you see she/her, tell she/her that Martin and I/me will be late.
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  1. I/me gave they/them the message from she/her.
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  1. We/us beginners need more help from you.
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  1. Min and she/her have been friends for many years.
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  1. It was I/me in the disguise.
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  1. Will they/them tell we/us when they/them want we/us to begin?
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  1. Give this box to he/him.
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  1. My professor asked me to do some work for he/him and his wife.
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  1. She/her asked we/us if we/us could be quieter.

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For each sentence, identify any pronouns and their antecedents.

  1. The children asked their teacher if they could stay outside, but he told them to come in for class.
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  1. Starting a new business was difficult, but the Singletons were always sure they could do it.
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  1. My son encouraged me to go back to college when he enrolled for his Master’s degree so that we could study together.

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For each sentence, supply the correct pronouns for the antecedent(s).
 

  1. If Julie comes, tell _____ that I need to see _____ right away.
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  1. Terry and his brother are both tall, but _____ are not as tall as Mike.
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  1. I bought a music box, but _____ broke when my sister dropped _____.
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  1. The homeowner and the contractor signed a document in which_________agreed on the price for the construction work.
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  1. Larry or Jane will have to lend me __________ phone because I did not bring mine.

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Supply the correct demonstrative pronoun or adjective.
 

  1. How do you turn _____ machine on?
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  1. _____ car has low mileage, but _____ one is less expensive.
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  1. _____ are the sweetest oranges I ever tasted.
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  1. Many of _____ people had never met each other before.
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  1. Are _____ the right tools for the job?
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  1. If you take _____ road, watch out for the potholes.
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  1. Which photograph should we use for the brochure, _____ or _____?

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Chose the correct construction.
 

  1. I always wanted to have that kind/those kinds of dog.
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  1. This sort/Those sorts of problems usually solve/solves themselves.
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  1. If you find that kind/those kinds of hat, please buy me one.
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