Class 7 English Grammar – Pronouns

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PRONOUNS

 

DEFINITION

  • WORDS USED IN PLACE OF NOUNS
  • USED FOR AVOIDING REPETITION OF NOUNS IN A SENTENCE

EXAMPLE:

TANYA READS A BOOK. TANYA KEEPS THE BOOK ON THE TABLE.
TANYA READS A BOOK. SHE KEEPS IT ON THE TABLE.
(SHE AND IT ARE PRONOUNS USED FOR NOUNS TANYA AND BOOK)

TYPES OF PRONOUNS

  1. PERSONAL PRONOUNS
  • Personal Pronouns are pronouns that refer to a specific person or thing in a sentence
  • PRONOUNS –  I, YOU, HE, SHE, IT, WE, THEY

Example:

I went to the store after work.

You should not go to the class if you are sick.

 

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  1. POSSESIVE PRONOUNS
  • SHOWS OWNERSHIP OR POSSESSION
  • PRONOUNS –  MINE, YOURS, HIS, HERS, OURS, THEIRS

Example:

This book is mine.

  1. DEMONSTRATIVE PRONOUNS
  • TO POINT OUT AT SOMETHING
  • PRONOUNS –  THIS, THAT, THESE, THOSE, THEIR

Example:

This is an umbrella.

That is an House.

  1. EMPHATIC PRONOUNS
  • AN EMPHATIC PRONOUN PUT EMPHASIS ON THE SUBJECT
  • EMPHASIS IS ON THE ACTION OF THE SUBJECT
  • PRONOUNS –  MYSELF, YOURSELF, HERSELF, HIMSELF, ITSELF, OURSELVES, YOURSELVES, THEMSELVES

EXAMPLE:
SHE HERSELF WENT TO THE DOCTOR FOR CONSULTATION.
I MYSELF SAW HIM
HE HIMSELF CUTS THE CAKE

  1. REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS
  • A pronoun is used as an object that refers back to the subject
  • PRONOUNS –  MYSELF, YOURSELF, HERSELF, HIMSELF, ITSELF, OURSELVES, YOURSELVES, THEMSELVES

Example:

I DON’T TRUST MYSELF IN TOUGH TIMES.

HE CUTS HIMSELF WHILE CHOPPING THE VEGETABLES.

  1. INDEFINITE PRONOUN
  • REFERS TO PERSON OR THING WITHOUT BEING SPECIFIC
  • PRONOUNS –  ANY, ANYONE, ANYTHING, EACH, EVERYBODY, EVERYONE, EVERYTHING, FEW, MANY, NO ONE, NOBODY, NONE, SEVERAL, SOME, SOMEBODY, SOMEONE

Example:

I DON’T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT LIFE.
SOMEONE GAVE ME THE BOOK.

  1. INTERROGATIVE PRONOUNS
  • USED TO ASK A QUESTION
  • PRONOUNS –  WHAT, WHICH, WHO, WHOM, WHOSE, WHATEVER, WHICHEVER, WHATSOEVER, WHICHSOEVER

Example:

WHEN WILL THE GAME START?

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