The following tables show indefinite pronouns. They refer to people, things or places but not to any one of them in particular
We can use the singular pronouns with plural nouns.
- Another of his books is about humans fighting aliens on the moon.
- Each of the scary stories was about monkeys killing humans.
The above plural pronouns can only be used with plural nouns.
- Both of the cars in the accident were badly damaged.
- Several of the roads in the city were flooded after the heavy downpour.
3. Singular or Plural
We can use the singular or plural pronouns with a singular or plural countable noun, or a singular uncountable noun.
- I returned the apple to the seller as all of it was rotten. (Singular countable noun)
- Someone has eaten all of my peanuts. (Plural countable noun)
- If he finishes all of his drink, he will get drunk. (Singular uncountable noun)
- None of the books was about the sea battle.
- None of the dogs outside have stopped barking at something.
- We have none of the cheese left.
- Jane is very kind and charming. Whoever marries her will never regret it.
- Whenever a problem arises, she blames whomever she can think of.
- She has already said whosoever wants to marry her needs to be a millionaire.