What are Phrasal Verbs?

ALULA staff, Updated on August 31, 2023

  • Pronouns take the place of a noun in a sentence.
  • Subject pronouns include: I, you, he, she, it, we, they and are used when the pronoun is the one doing the action.
  • Object pronouns include: me, you, him, her, it, us, them and are used when the pronoun is receiving the action.

When learning English, it's important to know the difference between subject pronouns and object pronouns.

What is a Pronoun?

A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun. Pronouns can be a subject pronoun or an object pronoun.

A subject pronoun can be: I, you, he, she , it, we, they.

What are Object Pronouns?

Object pronouns are the object of a sentence. They can be me, you, him, her, it, us, and them. An object pronoun receives the action.

For example, in "I love _______", ________ is the object. We have to say, "I love him" or "I love her", NOT "I love he" or "I love she".

subject and object pronouns chart


  • WRONG: My mother loves I.

  • My mother loves me.

    Subject ("My mother") - verb ("loves") - object (object pronoun, "me")

  • WRONG: He talks to she.

  • He talks to her.

    Subject ("He") - verb ("talks") - preposition ("to") - object (object pronoun, "her")

Another example:


  • She plants a flower.

    "She" is a subject pronoun.

  • The flower plants her.

    "her" is an object pronoun.

grammar for the sentence, she plants flower

  • A girl planting a flower

  • A flower is planting the girl

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