The following tables show indefinite pronouns. They refer to people, things or places but not to any one of them in particular

 

 

1.    Singular

another

anyone

everyone

no one

someone

each

anybody

everybody

nobody

somebody

much

anything

everything

nothing

something

other

       

either

       

little

       

neither

       

one

       

  

 
We can use the singular pronouns with plural nouns as these examples show.
 
  • Another of his books is about humans fighting aliens in the street. 
  • Each of the scary stories was about scaly reptiles killing humans.  

 

 

2.    Plural 

both

few

many

others

several

 

 
The above plural pronouns can only be used with plural nouns as shown here.
 
  • Both of the cars were badly damaged in the storm. 
  • Several of the roads in the city were flooded after the heavy downpour. 

 

 

3.    Singular or Plural 

all

any

more

most

none

some


 

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 we finish all of his drink, will we get drunk? (Singular uncountable noun)
  • None of the books was about what I want to know. 
  • None of the dogs outside have stopped barking at something.
  • We have none of the cheese left.

 

 

4.    Other pronouns

 

Singular 

Plural 

Nominative case

 

who

who

whoever

whoever

   

Objective case

 

whom

whom

whomever

whomever

   

Possessive case

 

whose

whose

whosoever

whosoever

 

 

  • 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.