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Pronoun and Their Antecedents

A pronoun should refer clearly to its antecedent


Ambiguous Reference

occur when any one of two or more words could be a pronoun's antecedent


General Reference

Is the use of a pronoun that refers to a general idea rather than to a specific antecedent


Weak Reference

occurs when a pronoun refers to an antecedent that has been suggested but not expressed


Indefinite Reference

the use of a pronoun that refers to no particular person or thing and that is unnecessary to the meaning and structure of a sentence