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Most Common Pronouns

We made a list of the most common pronouns in the English language. Can you name them all?
According to the Corpus of Contemporary American English
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Last updated: November 14, 2018
First submittedNovember 12, 2017
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Pronoun
He
Her
Him
I
Pronoun
It
Me
One
She
Pronoun
Them
They
Us
Pronoun
We
Who
You
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Level 71
Nov 12, 2017
'One' seems a bit unexpected, I guess the counting includes it being used as an adjective
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Level 72
Nov 12, 2017
One would be mistaken to think that "one" can only be used as an adjective, wouldn't one? ;-D
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Level 75
Nov 21, 2017
If, of 3 guys with the same name, a minority of them were awarded money in a contest in Korea: One Juan won one won.

Sank you. I vill be here all ze veek.
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Level 62
Jan 30, 2018
Well done sir! I don't know how many Latinos there are in Korea, but, but that's neither here nor there.
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Level 73
Nov 29, 2018
What about if a speaker cleared their thoughts, then instructed a Mr Wright to correctly note down the spelling of their name and then checked to make sure the addressee had understood - that would be:

'Right. Write Wright right Wright, right?'
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Level 47
Jan 30, 2018
I don't know about others, but I was thinking pronouns on my own language and translated them. There is many pronouns in Finnish language but one is not one of them.
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Level 66
Oct 11, 2019
Really? That is interesting. It is basicly noone - no. (and close to someone but more general and not 1 person in mind). Many languages I dont know about asian and slavic languages though.

In dutch it is men, in german man (I think in scnadinavia aswell btw) and in french on. All three from the word human (homme in french) It is speculated that the english form is an imitation of the french version, since it does not refer to (hu)man.

Did some research and it seems eräs is close in finnish? Though you never get a good sense of the usage of a word by just reading about it. So I'm probably wrong.

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Level 61
Nov 12, 2017
I forgot you...
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Level 71
Nov 14, 2017
but you did not forget I.
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Level 76
Nov 12, 2017
Pretty sure you just assumed gender...
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Level 65
Nov 16, 2017
That's actually an excellent idea for a new quiz. List all of the 165 currently existing genders
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Level 55
Feb 1, 2018
1) Strawman 2) Learning new words?! What fresh hell! How DARE people expect us to learn words for them! Next you'll say everyone I meet has an individual name which they will have the audacity to make me learn! Perish the thought
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Level 55
Feb 1, 2018
3) Again, strawman. Has anyone really ever asked you to call them by zhe etc.? Or is that just something you read once? Maybe 'they' (which is, actually, already a word), but come on, your transphobia is showing
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Level 80
Nov 13, 2017
MY gut feels THAT THIS source is iffy.
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Level 77
Nov 13, 2017
"Her," but no "his"??
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Level 83
Nov 13, 2017
'Her' as the objective form of 'she,' not the possessive.
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Level 53
Nov 13, 2017
He gave it to her - her functions as an object. By contrast: He gave it to his - doesn't work. Her is not exclusively possessive, whereas his is.
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Level 58
Jan 30, 2018
His can be a pronoun - like mine, yours, hers, ours, theirs etc. But this use is less common than 'her'.
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Level 65
Nov 16, 2017
Woah woah Aesthus, this is a child-friendly site. No need to talk about him "giving it to her"
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Level 73
Nov 23, 2017
Hold your horses there TinklePork - this is also an adult-friendly site and there's no need for cheap euphemisms :-P
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Level 72
Nov 13, 2017
Where is "y'all"?
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Level 78
Nov 13, 2017
Not to mention y'uns, yinz, and yunz...
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Level 81
Jan 12, 2018
or thou or ye...guess that's why it says most common
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Level 67
Jan 30, 2018
"Youse"!
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Level 62
Nov 13, 2017
Shocked not to see my, mine, its, his, our and yours.
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Level 57
Mar 18, 2019
Those our possessive pronouns. So they act as adjectives rather than pronouns. It's weird
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Level 65
Nov 16, 2017
What about Xe? That's the new pronoun that you're supposed to call people who don't want to be male or female
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Level 67
Jan 30, 2018
There are only two genders.
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Level 72
Jan 30, 2018
Seriously, Tinkle? You had to squeeze in *two* snarky and offensive comments on the exact same unrelated topic on ONE quiz? Now that you've gotten the attention you were seeking, can you stop?
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Level 85
Jan 30, 2018
Good quiz. Thanks. 12/14
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Level 72
Jan 30, 2018
'Who' can be a pronoun, which is included; so (in exactly the same way) can 'what', which is excluded. Why?
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Level 85
Mar 30, 2018
My guess is that the 'most common' line goes between their respective usages.
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Level 61
Jan 31, 2018
No Y'all?
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Level 66
Oct 9, 2019
got one, missed who.. Those wre tow long minutes with coming up with nothing. Ended up typing, somebody, anybody? haha
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Level 78
Feb 1, 2020
This must only include very rigidly formal American writing if one as a pronoun takes a spot and what, that, those, (as pronouns, clueless nitpickers), someone, etc. do not. It's not even a common pronoun in journalism.