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English Grammar : Pronoun – Part 1

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Welcome to Online English in AffairsCloud.com. We are providing English Grammar Which is very Important Part of English Language, here we will discuss about Pronoun and its types, Which is very important for all Competitive Exams!!!

What is Pronoun –
Pronouns are words which are used to represent nouns which are already been spoken about.

type of Pronoun –
there are different types of pronouns which are

1. Personal Pronouns
2. Reflexive Pronouns
3. Emphatic Pronouns
4. Demonstrative Pronouns
5. Indefinite Pronouns
6. Distributive Pronouns
7. Relative Pronouns

My son is an ardent fan of Amitabh Bachchan. He told me ‘dad… he is a great Actor. Amitabh is from Uttar Pradesh. Amitabh is called God of Acting. Amitabh won a many awards.

You can see that the proper noun ‘Amitabh’ gets repeated in every sentence and this makes it sound odd. Instead of repeatedly using the proper noun we can use the something a pronoun. So let us transform the above sentence a bit and make it sound better.

He told me ‘dad… Amitabh is a great Actor. He is from Uttar pradesh. He is called God of Acting. He won a Many awards.

Here the word ‘he‘ is the pronoun used instead of ‘Amitabh’.

So come on let us discuss more!!!!

1.Personal pronouns
Personal pronouns are of three types. They are

First Person Pronoun
Second Person Pronoun
Third Person Pronoun

– First Person Pronouns:

First person pronouns are common for both masculine and feminine.

The singular form of these pronouns are ‘Me’, ‘My’ and ‘Mine’.

The plural form of these pronouns are ‘we’, ‘our (or) ours’ and ‘us’.

Now look at Examples

Ex – My book is on the table.

In this sentence, the word ‘my’ is a pronoun and it is used to represent the ownership of the particular object in this case, a book.

Now look at this example,

Ex – Our Site have many unique features.

Here the word ‘our’ is a pronoun and it is used to represent a particular group of people who are involved in the project.

  • Second Person Pronouns:

These pronouns are used to represent both masculine and feminine.

Second person pronouns are ‘you’, ‘your’ and ‘yours’.

look at the following example,

Ex – You are very beautiful!

Here the word ‘you’ is a pronoun at it is used to represent the person opposite to you or next to you.

  • Third person pronouns:

There are different pronouns used for masculine, feminine and neuter gender.

Masculine Pronouns: He, Him, His

Feminine Pronouns: She, her, hers

Neuteral: It, Its

Plural is the same for all genders.

Plural of third person pronouns are ‘they’, ‘their’, ‘theirs’ and ‘them‘.

look at this example,

Ex – They are going for a movie.

Here the word ‘they’ is the pronoun which is used to represent a group of people who are not next to you or not directly connected to a particular situation.