Types of Pronouns

Types of Pronouns

Types of Pronouns   What is a Pronoun: A Pronoun is a small word that is used in place of a noun to avoid the repetition of nouns. Every pronoun must have a clear antecedent (the word for which the pronoun stands). For Example: Shravan […]

Uses of Pronouns

Uses of Pronouns

Uses of Pronouns: What is a Pronoun: A Pronoun is a small word that is used in place of a noun to avoid the repetition of nouns. Every pronoun must have a clear antecedent (the word for which the pronoun stands). For Example: Shravan is […]

Impersonal Pronoun 'It'

Impersonal Pronoun

Impersonal Pronoun ‘It’ When there is no possibility of using a clear subject in a sentence, we generally use ‘there’ or ‘it’. When we talk about material things, the word we use is ‘there’ and when we talk about abstract terms, we use Impersonal Pronoun […]

Exclamatory Pronouns

Exclamatory Pronouns

Exclamatory Pronouns The pronouns that are used as an exclamation (to express sudden emotion) are called the Exclamatory Pronouns. In the following sentences the word ‘What’ with the exclamation mark has been used as an Exclamatory Pronoun. Examples: What! Have you met our Principal? What! […]

Interrogative Pronouns:

Interrogative Pronouns

Interrogative Pronouns: Introduction: Interrogative Pronouns are used to ask a question. When we want to get any kind of information, the most usual way is to ask questions. So, we use Interrogative Pronouns to get the required information. Usually, we do not find any antecedent […]

Relative Pronouns

Relative Pronouns

Relative Pronouns: What are Relative Pronouns? Relative Pronouns are used to join a clause or phrase to a noun or pronoun (antecedent) in the previous clause. The Relative Pronoun introduces the relative clause and can be a subject or an object of the verb or […]

Reciprocal Pronouns

Reciprocal Pronouns

Reciprocal Pronouns: Reciprocal Pronouns are used when two or more nouns express a mutual or reciprocal action in a sentence. The Reciprocal Pronouns are ‘each other’ and ‘one another.’  The main purpose of using these pronouns is to stop unnecessary repetition in a sentence and […]

Possessive Pronouns

Possessive Pronouns

Possessive Pronouns: Possessive Pronouns replace a noun with an apostrophe and “s” to show ownership or possession of a noun. These pronouns are mainly used to substitute a noun or a noun phrase in order to prevent the repetition of a noun in the sentence. […]

Distributive Pronouns

Distributive Pronouns

Distributive Pronouns: Distributive Pronouns refer to persons or things one at a time. It considers the members of a group separately, rather than collectively. This pronoun is always singular and is used with a singular noun and verb.   Distributive Pronouns are: Each, either, neither  […]

Indefinite Pronouns

Indefinite Pronouns

Indefinite Pronouns Indefinite pronouns don’t refer to any particular person or thing. They are used to point to persons or things in general. These pronouns can function as singular, plural or both (singular and plural). Indefinite Pronouns Examples Singular Anybody, Anyone, Anything, Each, Everybody, Everyone, […]

Demonstrative Pronouns

Demonstrative Pronouns

Demonstrative Pronouns A Demonstrative Pronoun is used to replace a noun or a pronoun that has already been mentioned in a sentence. This pronoun is used mainly to avoid repetition that may lead to any kind of confusion. There are only four Demonstrative Pronouns: this, […]

Reflexive and Emphatic Pronouns

Reflexive and Emphatic Pronouns

Reflexive and Emphatic Pronouns   Reflexive Pronouns Reflexive Pronouns are used when the action done by the subject refers back to the subject in a sentence or clause. Reflexive pronouns replace the object of a sentence when it refers to the same person or item […]

Personal Pronouns

Personal Pronouns

Personal Pronouns Personal pronouns are used in place of specific people or things that we are talking about. We use these Personal Pronouns keeping in view of the Number, Person, Gender and Case:   Personal Pronouns Examples: Sheela is a new student. She doesn’t have […]