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You must be baffled to read out it why your English is not complete without it. A pronoun is really an important topic to learn for a linguistic student or whoever else aspires after learning English Grammar. Pronouns are the second stair in the staircase of the English language. People often make loophole just because they are not familiar with the accurate rules how to use it therefore, we are here to help you out. Go through the article and have these rules at your fingertips to speak English grammatically correct.

What is the Pronoun definition?

A pronoun is a word that replaces a noun or a word which comes in the place of a noun.

A basic example of pronoun.

Rahul is my best friend. He sits with me. He always comes on time. He helps me complete my H.W.

(Written correctly reason: He is used for masculine gender)

You may have an idea about the essentiality of pronouns after reading grammatically correct sentences.

How many types of pronouns are there in English?

S no.

Name

1

Personal Pronoun

2

Demonstrative Pronoun

3

Reciprocal Pronoun

4

Interrogative Pronoun

5

Reflexive Pronoun

6

Indefinite Pronoun

7

Emphatic Pronoun

8

Relative Pronoun

9

Possessive Pronoun

10

Distributive Pronoun


Personal Pronoun


Person

Subjective case

Gender

 

First person

I

Common

We

Common

Second Person

You

Common

 

Third Person

They

Common

She

Feminine

He

Masculine

It

Neuter



The above tables represent the personal pronoun. Let’s know it in more details with pronoun examples.

First person always starts a conversation hence I & We are the first persons.

‘I’ is used for singular and ‘We’ for plural including I.

    1. This is Sonu. I am a software engineer.

     2. Raju and I work with each other because we are in the same company. (we including I)

Second person ‘You’ participates in the conversation by listening to it and adding additional points to it.

‘You’ is used for both Singular and Plural.

   1. You are an adorable teacher. (Singular)
   2. You are students and it is your duty to follow the rules. (Plural)

Third person participates in the conversation indirectly because the first and the second person talk about the third person (They, She, He, and It).

I am telling someone (You) about these persons.

    1. They are my classmates.
    2. She is my mother who is in red dress
    3. He is my brother with an umbrella in his hand.
    4. It is my laptop.

Reciprocal Pronoun

This pronoun is used to tell the relation between two or more than two things. It shows the mutuality.

Pronoun

Used for

Each other

2 persons/things

One another

More than 2






Each Other

    1. Romeo and Juliet loved each other. (both does the same action)
    2. My and I chat with each other regularly at night.

One Another

    1. All the players cooperate with one another to win the trophy.
    2. She her daughter and husband have dinner with one another at 8 p.m. 

Interrogative pronoun

{W.h.f word + verb + sub+ ?} 

This pronoun is used to make questions with the help of using the below words.

Interrogative word

Cause

What

Non-living Object

When

Time

Why

Reason

Who

Subject

Whose

Possession

Whom

Living Object

Which

Selection

Where

Place

How

Manner


    What’ is used to get the object from a sentence.

        1. What did you prepare for this New Year?

        2. What do you like to study? 

      ‘When’ is used to get the time.

        1. When is your birthday?

        2. When do you get up at morning?

      Why’ is used to get the reason.

        1.  Why are late today?

        2.  Why have not submitted your project yet?

      Who’ is used to get the subject.

        1. Who helped you in exams?

        2. Who will marry you?

        ‘Whose’ is used to get the ownership.

        1.  Whose bike did you borrow to have a ride?

        2.  Whose idea was it to bunk the class?

    Whom’ is used to get living object.

        1. Whom did you hit while driving?

        2. With whom do you want to go for a long drive?

       Which’ is used to get selection.

        1. Which is your favorite color?

        2. Which book do you think is the better?

      Where is used to get the place.

        1. Where did you use to place as a kid?

        2. Where would you like to go?

     How’ is used to get the manner.

        1. How did you learn English?

        2. How do you write so meaningfully?

Demonstrative Pronoun

(This & That, These & Those) 

        ·       Make sure you use verb just after these demonstrative words else it will be a wrong use.

This

This worked for me as a miracle.

This is my way to deal with the different people.

That

That is a powerful technique to get rid of mental stress.

That is the school where I studied.

These

These are important documents.

These used to be colorful walls earlier.

Those

Those are footballers.

Those laid the foundation of a green park.

Reflexive Pronoun

Subjective case

Reflexive Pronoun

I

Myself

We

Ourselves

You

Yourself/Yourselves

They

Themselves

She

Herself

He

Himself

It

Itself










The reflexive pronouns are used to emphasize the subject. These usually comes at the last and makes a strong sense with the subject.

Myself

I can easily do the work of five persons myself.

I will prove myself to the world.

Ourselves

We prepared for the annual function’s ceremony ourselves.

We never thought it even in our dreams we would build a website ourselves.

Yourself / Yourselves

You invented a flying car in your dream yourself.

You will have to plant trees to make this Earth greener yourselves together.

Themselves

Romu, Stephen and his friends enjoyed themselves at carnival.

Herself

Neha likes to clean the home herself.

Himself

Hunny makes the important decisions himself.

Itself

When the water is boiled, it evaporates itself.

Hopefully, it was really a nice article to introduce you with the latest pronoun rules all together. It will certainly help you reform your errors that you had not repeating earlier. It was just a little step in the long journey for learning English grammar step by step. I hope you enjoyed learning the necessary rules about the Pronouns.


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