Indefinite Pronouns | Singular and Plural Examples

Learn useful list of Indefinite Pronouns with meaning and examples in English.

What is an Indefinite Pronoun?

An indefinite pronoun is a pronoun that refers to non-specific beings, objects, or places. Indefinite Pronouns can also function as other parts of speech too, depending on context.

Most indefinite pronouns are either singular or plural. However, some of them can be singular in one context and plural in another. For examples:

Singular

Another, anybody, anyone, anything, each, either, enough, everybody, everyone, everything, little, much, neither, nobody, no one, nothing, one, other, somebody, someone, something

Plural

Both, few, fewer, many, others, several

Both singular and plural

All, any, more, most, none, some, such.

List of Indefinite Pronouns

The most commonly used indefinite pronouns are listed below, with examples, as singular, plural or singular/plural.

Indefinite Pronouns Examples | Singular

Another

Example:

We finally moved to another apartment.

Anybody/Anyone

Examples:

Has anybody seen my pen?

I swear I won’t tell anyone this secret.

Anything

Example:

Anything is possible if you believe.

Each

Example:

Each company is fighting to protect its own commercial interests.

Either

Example:

Either one will be fine.

Enough

Example:

Enough is enough.

Everybody/Everyone

Example:

Everyone cheered for the violinist at our school concert.

Everything

Example:

Everything is going as planned.

Less

Example:

Less is more.” – Mies van der Rohe

Little

Example:

Many a little makes a mickle.

Much

Example:

Much has happened since we met.

Neither

Example:

Neither side is prepared to compromise.

Nobody/No one

Example:

No one can cope with her in English.

Nothing

Example:

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

One

Example:

One of the boys tripped over and crashed into a tree.

Other

Example:

He raised one arm and then the other.

Somebody/Someone

Examples:

Somebody rang the doorbell.

There’s someone at the door.

Something

Example:

Something makes me want to dance.

Indefinite Pronouns Examples | Plural

Both

Example:

Both are guilty.

Few

Example:

A few of the justices voiced their opposition.

Fewer

Example:

Fewer are smoking these days.

Many

Example:

Many people feel that the law should be changed.

Others

Example:

Depend on others and you always repent.

Several

Example:

Several letters arrived this morning.

Indefinite Pronouns Examples | Both Singular and Plural

All

Examples:

All of the newspapers were soaked.

All of them are experts in their chosen field.

Any

Examples:

Any press is good press.

Any will do.

More

Examples:

More were ignored.

More is better.

Most

Examples:

Most was rotten.

Most would agree.

None

Examples:

None of us was going to the party.

She waited for a reply, but none came.

Some

Examples:

Here is some.

We showed them some of our photos.

Such

Examples:

Such is life.

Such were the joys.

Indefinite Pronoun List | Picture

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