Revision of Pronouns and their Types

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Here, students will revise everything they have learned about pronouns in previous grades. Pronouns are small words that take the place of a noun. Pronouns are words like he, you, ours, themselves, some, each.
4. 1. Personal Pronouns
• The subject of a verb : -
I, you, he, she, it, we and they can all be used
as the subject of a verb.
Examples :-
 Lisa likes cats. Lisa – proper noun (subject)
She has four cats. She – pronoun (subject)
Sharma is a good teacher. He is a good player
5. • The objective of a verb : -
• me, you, him, her, it, us and them can all be
used as the object of a verb.
• Ex : -
• Lisa likes cats. She likes to stroke them.
the object of the verb the object of the verb
6. Subject Object
First person I Me
Second person You You
Third person He Him
She Her
It It
First person plural We Us
Second person You You
Third person They them
7. • Possessive pronouns are used to talk about things
that belong to people. The words mine, yours, his,
hers, ours and theirs are possessive pronouns.
Examples :-
 This book is mine.
 Have you lost yours, Tom ?
8. Singular personal pronoun Possessive pronouns
I , me Mine
You Yours
He ,him His
She, her hers
Plural personal pronoun Possessive pronouns
We ,us Ours
You Yours
They , them theirs
9. • Reflexive pronouns are words that refer to the
noun or pronoun that is the subject of the
verb. The words myself, yourself, himself,
herself, itself, ourselves, yourselves and
themselves are reflexive pronouns.
• Examples :-
 My brother built this computer himself
 John was looking at himself in the mirror
10. Some more examples :-
• Be careful not to cut yourself with that knife.
• Our cat washes itself after every meal.
• We baked the cake by ourselves.
• Come in, everybody, and find yourselves a seat.
• The children cleaned their room all by themselves.
• Bears like to rub themselves against a tree.
• The bird washed itself by splashing in a puddle.
• The players train every day to keep themselves it.
11. Singular personal pronoun Reflexive pronoun
I (subject pronoun) Myself
Me (object pronoun) Myself
You (subject/object pronoun) Yourself
He (subject pronoun) Himself
Him(object pronoun) Himself
She(subject pronoun) Herself
It itself
Plural personal pronoun Reflexive pronoun
We (subject pronoun) Ourselves
Us (object pronoun) Ourselves
You(subject / object pronoun) Yourselves
They (subject pronoun) themselves
Them (object pronoun) themselves
12. • Demonstrative pronouns are used for pointing
out things. The words this, that, these and
those are demonstrative pronouns.
• Examples:-
• These are my pets.
• These are sheep but those are goats.
• Those are horses.
13. Some more examples :-
• This is my desk.
• This is the Mings' house.
• That is my friend’s house.
• That’s my mother’s car.
14. • An indefinite pronoun does not refer directly to
any other word. Most indefinite pronouns express
he idea of quantity.
• Examples :-
• Everybody is welcome at the meeting.
• Many prefer their coffee with sugar.
• Does anybody care for a cheese sandwich?
• Few choose to live in the arid desert.
15. Can you find indefinite pronoun in each sentence.
1. One never knows who might be listening.
2. Many are called but few are chosen.
3. I finished my cookie and asked for another.
4. Both were punished for the crime they committed.
5. Several applied for the job, but no one was hired.
16. Indefinite Pronouns :-
All Each Most Other
Another Either Neither Several
Any Everybody Nobody Some
Anybody Everyone No one Somebody
Anyone Few None Someone
both Many One such
17. • It expresses a relationship between the
individuals indicated in the plural subject
Examples :-
Two boys fought with each other.
Here :-Each other is reciprocal pronoun.
The boys fought with one another.
The members of the family love one another.
19. • Interrogative pronouns are used to ask
questions. The words who, whose, what, which
and whom are interrogative pronouns.
• Examples:-
• Who used all my paper?
• Who is Mom talking to?
• Who are those people?
20. Some more examples :-
• Whose pen is this?
• Whose are these shoes?
• What is your brother’s name?
• What does Tom want?
• What is the date today?
21. 8.Other Pronouns
All Each Every Another
Both Either Neither Enough
Little Less Fewer Many
Most Several Some One
Any Few much
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