Pronoun is a vital part of parts of speech.Pronoun enhances the beauty and tone of the sentence. It will be better for us to know about pronoun if we want to make a correct sentence.
What is Pronoun?
Pronoun refers for-a noun. Pronoun is a word that is used instead of a noun. Pronoun works as a subject or object.
Classification of Pronoun?
There are nine popular kinds of pronouns.
1.Personal Pronoun: This pronoun is used instead of person.
Examples: I, we, you, he, she, they.
I am a MBA student.
You are my friend.
2.Possessive pronoun: Possessive pronoun refers possession.
Examples: Mine, ours, yours, his, her, their.
This book is mine.
3.Reflexive pronoun: Reflexive pronoun consists of self or selves and refers a person who is both subject and object.
Examples: Myself, ourselves, yourself, yourselves, himself, herself, themselves etc.
You have hurt yourself.
I was playing by myself.
4.Demonstrative Pronoun: This pronoun specifically indicates noun.
Examples: This, that, those, these, it.
This book is mine.
That is my brother.
5.Indefinite Pronoun: Indefinite pronoun refers to person or thing in general but not particular person or thing.
Examples: Any, one, anyone, some, someone, no one, any body, somebody, nobody, many, everyone.
One should do one’s duty.
Anyone can do this work.
6.Relative Pronoun: Relative pronoun refers relationship between two sentences. It is also called linking pronoun. It usually sits in the middle of a sentence after antecedent.
Examples: Who, whose, whom, which and that.
I know the boy who is my cousin.
This is the pen which belongs to my brother.
7.Interrogative Pronoun:This pronoun is used to make any question. This usually sits at the beginning of a sentence.
Examples: Who, whose, whom, which, what.
Who are you?
What is your name?
8.Distributive Pronoun: Distributive pronoun is used to refer any person or thing separately one at a time.
Examples: Each, either, neither.
Either of the buses goes past the university.
Each of the man is healthy.
9.Reciprocal Pronoun: Reciprocal pronoun refers relationship between or among persons or things.
Examples: Each, other, one another.
The two boys quarreled with each other.
We should respect each other.