What is first person, second person and third person?

Please give examples.

1 Answer

Answer:

The first person is the person speaking.
The second person is the person spoken to.
The third person is the person or thing spoken about.

Explanation:

The person speaking (first person) rarely uses their own name or a noun to refer to one's self. The first person pronouns are used:
- singular = I, me, my, mine, myself.
- plural = we, us, our, ours, ourselves.

When speaking to someone (second person), their name, an appropriate noun, or a pronoun may be used. The second person pronouns are:
- singular or plural = you, your, yours.
- singular = yourself.
- plural = yourselves.

When speaking about someone or something (third person), their name, an appropriate noun, or a pronoun may be used. The third person pronouns are:
- singular = he, him, she, her, it, his, her, hers, its, himself, herself, itself.
- plural = they, them, their, theirs, themselves.