Improving Sentence Clarity
by Fixing Pronoun Problems
Pronoun misusage can cause sentences to be confusing and unclear. Some of the most common pronoun problems are shown in the table below and corrected to make clear sentences.
Incorrect Pronoun Usage
Sam and me went to the store.
Who should the student hire for financial advice?
The park was crowded. They were popular places on weekends.
No one knew where they were going.
In Reno, they have inexpensive housing.
Instead of capturing animals, they should breed zoo animals to produce offspring that are accustomed to a zoo environment.
Sam told Tom that he needed to earn $3,000 over the summer vacation.