Pronoun – 5 Essential Steps Of Pronoun you should know with 200 example

Pronoun :

A pronoun is a word which is using n place of a noun.  The tedious repletion has been avoiding by the use of such words as he, him, his, and they. Word of these kinds is calling as Pronoun. 

They word pronoun means ‘for a noun’. It stands for a noun.    A pronoun, therefore, is a word using instead of a Noun. 

There are none kinds Of Pronoun :
  1. Personal Pronoun
  2. Emphatic Pronoun 
  3. Indefinite Pronoun 
  4. Reflexive Pronoun
  5. Demonstrative Pronouns 
  6. Interrogative Pronouns 
  7. Distributive Pronoun 
 8. Reciprocal Pronoun 
 9. Relative Pronoun 

1. PERSONAL PRONOUN 

Personal Pronoun is that Pronoun which stands for what are calling the three persons in English Grammar. The first person stands for the speaker,
the second person stands for the person who spoke to and the third person for anyone or anything also. 

 A.  First-person: 

The Pronoun – I, we, my, our, me, Us, mine, ours -are said to be in the First-person because they stand for the persons speaking. 
Ex.
          I have a pen.
          He told me a story. 
          We have a pet dog. 
          He teaches us English. 
         My watch is slow. 
        The book is mine. 

B. Second Person :

The pronouns -you, your, yours, thou, thee, thy, thine – are said to be in the second Person because they stand for the person or persons spoke to. 
Ex.  
       You are a nice boy. 
       They know you. 
        This is your book.
       The world is thine.
       We glorify thy name. 

C. Third Person : 

The pronouns -he, she, this, him, her, hers, their, theirs, it, it’s been said to be in the third persons because they stand for some persons or things other than those included in the first and second persons.
Ex.  
            He has a pen. 
            It is his pen. 
           He gave him a pen.
           She has a chair. 
           The camera is theirs.

2. REFLEXIVE PRONOUN 

The word in italics has been using as the object of the verb. These are calling  Reflexive Pronouns. 
Ex
      I hurt myself. 
      You hurt yourself. 
       He hurt himself. 
In the above sentences, the action of the subject reflects or turns back on the subject itself.  Reflexive Pronouns have been forming by adding self, to me, you, her, him it and selves to your, your, them. 

3.EMPHATIC PRONOUN 

Emphatic Pronouns are also known as Emphasizing Pronouns, are usually placed immediately after the noun or Pronoun which they emphasize.
Sometimes they are used separately, at a distance. 
Ex
    I myself will take the inspector there. 
   You yourself are to blame. 
   The bridge itself fell down. 
   He held made the declaration. 
In the above case, the Reflexive Pronouns have been used for the sake of emphasis and are, therefore, called Emphatic Pronouns. 
Note that a Reflexive or Emphatic Pronoun can never be the subject of a sentence.
Ex.

 My father and I met the principal = Incorrect

 My father and I met the principal =correct.

4. DEMONSTRATIVE PRONOUN: 

 Read the following sentences :
     This is a nice book.  
     That is our house. 
     There is the book I bought. 
     Those are the book she lost. 
     Both pictures are good, but this is better than that. 
In the above sentences, the pronouns in italics point our the persons or things for which they stand. These are, therefore, called Demonstrative Pronouns. 
 Note that when demonstrative pronouns -this, that, these ,those, such, same -are used alone, these are Demonstrative Pronouns;  but when used with Nouns, these are calling  Demonstrative Adjective. 

The Uses Of this and that:

 1.When two nouns have been mentioned before, this refers to the latter and that to the former. 
Eg
Work and play are both necessary; this (=play)  gives us rest, and that (=work)  gives energy. 
2. These are often used for a preceding noun or clause. 
Ex.
  This book is more interesting than that of Hari. 
    The climate of Shillong is colder than Darjeeling. 
    We went there, and he proves this courage. 

 5.INDEFINITE PRONOUN 

The Pronoun in italics in the above sentences has been using indefinitely.
They don’t refer to any person or thing on particular but are used in a general way.
Hence that’s are calling indefinite pronouns. Indefinite pronouns can not be replaced by him. him, his. 
Eg.  
  1.  One should love his country =Incorrect
  2. One should love one’s  country = correct
  3. One must do one’s duty.
  4. One does not know when one will die. 
  5. Some are born great.
  6. Everybody praised his courage. 

6. DISTRIBUTIVE PRONOUN 

Read the following sentences :

   Each of you will get a prize. 
  Each of the girls was given a reward. 
  Either of you will be selected. 
  Neither of them was present. 
Each, Either, neither in the above sentences are calling  Distributive Pronoun because they refer to pronouns or things taken singly or one at a time.
Hence they are always singular and are followed by singular verbs. 
Note :
1. Each refers to every one of a number of a person’s or things have taken separately. 
2. Either and Neither can be used only when speaking about two persons or things. 
3. When speaking about more than two persons or things, any, no one, none should be used. 
Ex
      I don’t like any of these pens. 
      No one came forward to help the poor man.
Also, note that the Distributive pronouns may also be used as Distributive Adjectives. 

7. RECIPROCAL PRONOUN 

 Read the following sentences :
      The two brothers love each other. 
      The boys of this class quarrelled with one another. 
Each other and one another in the above two sentences express or show a mutual or reciprocal relationship. Hence they are calling Reciprocal Pronouns. 
Note that each other is usually used in speaking of two persons or things and one another when speaking about more than two. 
Ex
        The two boys loved one another= incorrect 
       The two boys loved each other = Correct 
      We must trust each other = incorrect.
      We must trust one other =correct. 

8. INTERROGATIVE PRONOUN 

Read the following sentences :
      Who are you?
      What do you want here? 
     What is this? 
      Whose is this pen? 
In the above sentences the pronoun in italics been using for asking questions. They are called interrogative Pronouns. 
Note :
  1.  Interrogative pronouns are using in indirect speech in asking indirect questions
Ex.  
       I asked who he was. 
       He asked the boy which book he liked. 
       Tell me what you saw there.
2. The interrogative pronouns what and which may be used as interrogative adjectives when they are using before a noun which they qualify. 
Ex.  
        What concession do you want? 
        What reason can you give for this?

9. RELATIVE PRONOUNS :

   Read the following sentences :
   The boy who stood first in my friend
    This is the pen that I lost. 
    Tell me what you want? 
Who, whom, whose, which, that, what, as, but in the above sentences have been using in place of nouns. Again each of them has connected two clauses.  They are calling relatives Pronoun because they stand in place of a noun and also join sentences or clauses. 
Note that the Relative Pronouns have the same form for singular and plural. Take the first example above. The relative pronoun who is doing the function of Beth’s pronoun and a conjunction. The above sentences can be split as :
       The boy is my friend. 
       He stood first. 
Here the relative pronoun who has been used in place of the Noun ‘boy’.
Again it has connected the two sentences by acting as conjunction. Hence my it is a Relative Pronoun. 
The noun or pronoun to which a relative refers to is calling it’s
Antecedent. 
In the above sentence the noun ‘boy’ is the antecedent of the relative pronoun ‘who’.
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