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:

Michael passed his card to another.

Anybody/Anyone

Examples:

Does anybody have the time?

Anyone can see what’s going on here?

Anything

Example:

Anything is possible if you believe.

Each

Example:

Each of the members has one vote.

Either

Example:

Either choice has its advantages.

Enough

Example:

Enough is as good as a feast.

Everybody/Everyone

Example:

Everyone clapped when the movie ended.

Everything

Example:

Everything is going as planned.

Less

Example:

Less is known about this period of history.

Little

Example:

Little is known about his early life.

Much

Example:

Much was discussed at the meeting.

Neither

Example:

In the end, neither was selected.

Nobody/No one

Example:

No one admitted to knocking over the base.

Nothing

Example:

Nothing happened.

One

Example:

One of the girls gave up her seat.

Other

Example:

One was tall and the other was short.

Somebody/Someone

Examples:

Somebody rang the doorbell.

Someone special is about to arrive.

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 going to church these days.

Many

Example:

Many classmates are planning to attend the party.

Others

Example:

Others can worry about that.

Several

Example:

Several of the documents were filled with errors.

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 those people is related to me.

I invited five friends but none have come.

Some

Examples:

Here is some.

Some of the biscuits have been eaten.

Such

Examples:

Such is life.

Such were the joys.

Indefinite Pronoun List | Picture

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