Basic English Grammar: Pronoun & it’s types
Pronouns replace nouns. A different pronoun is required depending on two elements: the noun being replaced and the function that noun has in the sentence.
Personal Pronoun :-I,We, They, You, He, She, It
Example: I am Ashok. I am a trainer. I work in a MNC company.
In this case “I” is a pronoun.
Prashant is here. He is waiting for you.
In this case “He” is a personal Pronoun.
Reflexive Pronoun:- Myself, himself, herself, yourself, themselves
Example: I teach myself. They hurt themselves. She writes the book herself.
In this case ” myself, themselves, herself ” is called reflexive pronoun.
Demonstrative Pronoun:- This, that, these, those
Example: This is a car. That is a bus. There are my bags. Those are your pens.
In the given example “This , that, these, those” are called demonstrative pronoun.
Indefinite Pronoun:- One,any anyone, anything, anybody, somebody, all, none
Anybody can do this job. Someone has stolen my purse.
In this case “Anyone, Someone” are called indefinite pronoun.
Distributive Pronoun:- Each, every, either, neither
Each students should get a book. Every individual should come here.
Each & Every is called distributive pronoun.
Reciprocal Pronoun:- Each other, one another
They sent invitation cards each other. Peter & Merry helped one another.
In the given sentence each other & one another are called reciprocal pronoun.
Relative Pronoun:- Who, Whose, whom, which, that, what
I got the pen, which you gave me. I know the thief, who has stolen the watch.
Which & Who is called Relative Pronoun.
Interrogative Pronoun:- Who, whose, whom, which, what
Who is the president?
Whose pen is this? Whose laptop is this?
Which is your bike? Which is your house?
What do you eat daily? What do you drink daily?
In the above sentences who, what, whose, which are called interrogative pronoun.
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