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13.5 Pronouns: Subject and Object Forms of Pronouns

Application 4

Fill each blank below with a personal pronoun that can take the place of the word or phrase (in bold) that follows each blank.

Example: __________ (My son) enjoyed every exhibit at the county fair.
He enjoyed every exhibit at the county fair.

Yesterday (the speaker) took my seven-year-old sister to the arcade. (My sister) thought it was some kind of paradise. It was amazing to see how (my sister) could beat me at Space Invaders. (person spoken to) wouldn't believe how fast those little hands could move. My friends gathered around, and (1st person plural) just watched and cheered for half an hour. Then (the speaker) took my sister home for supper. My parents worry about her fascination with video games, but (my parents) can't help being sort of proud, too. My father admits that even (my father) can't top my sister's hand-eye coordination. Our brother wants to break her record, so (our brother) must practice at the arcade in his free time. (the speaker) just laugh at him, though, because my sister is clearly unbeatable.

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