Dear friends, Please read our latest blog post for an important announcement about the website. ❤, The Socratic Team

What is the antecedent of the pronoun in the sentence? Take this letter and drop it in the mailbox at the end of the street.

a.) letter
b.) mailbox
c.) end
d.) street

a.) letter
b.) mailbox
c.) end
d.) street

1 Answer
Write your answer here...
Start with a one sentence answer
Then teach the underlying concepts
Don't copy without citing sources


Write a one sentence answer...



Explain in detail...


I want someone to double check my answer

Describe your changes (optional) 200


This answer has been featured!

Featured answers represent the very best answers the Socratic community can create.

Learn more about featured answers

Jun 12, 2018


A. letter


A The letter is the object of take . Letter in the form of the pronoun it is also the object of mail it. The letter receives all of the action in this compound sentence.
A. is correct.

B mailbox is where it is going to be placed it can be the location of the dropping and the object being dropped.
B. is wrong.

C. end is modified by street. dropping the street even the end of the street in a mailbox makes no sense.
C. is wrong

D. see above. The street is not going to be dropped in a mailbox.
D. is wrong.

Was this helpful? Let the contributor know!
Impact of this question
140 views around the world
You can reuse this answer
Creative Commons License