Pronoun : English for SBI IBPS Bank PO/ Clerk Exams
Let’s understand Pronoun with the help of following examples:
Example 1 : Ram is a good boy. Ram is my friend. Ram’s father works with my father.
Example 2 : Ram is a good boy. He is my friend. His father works with my father.
Instead of saying ‘Ram’ repeatedly, ‘He’ & ‘His’ are being used as the substitute in second example, which doesn’t make any changes in the sentence.
Words which replaces noun are called pronoun.
Examples of pronouns: I, He, His, Them, It, You etc.
Types of Pronoun
There are 4 types of pronouns.
|Subjective Pronoun||Objective Pronoun||Possessive Pronoun||Reflexive Pronoun|
|Used in subjective part of the sentence.||Used in objective part of the sentence.||Used to express possession.||Used to express the importance of the subject.|
|I, He, She, You, They, We||Me, Him, Her, You, Them, Us||My, Mine, His, Her, Hers, Your, Yours, Their, Theirs, Our, Ours||Myself, Himself, Herself, Yourselves, Themselves, Ourselves|
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