Useful Tips about English Grammar- Usage of Pronouns

Useful Tips about English Grammar- Usage of Pronouns
Useful Tips about English Grammar- Usage of Pronouns:
More useful tips about the usage of Pronouns in English Grammar was given here, candidates those who are preparing for the banking and all other competitive exams can use these materials which will help you to get basic ideas about English Grammar.

Pronouns:
    A word that is used place of noun is called a pronoun. Pronouns are words used in the place of nouns; they aresingular andplural. There areindefinite pronouns, interrogative pronouns, demonstrative pronounsandrelative pronouns.

    The following is the table of personal pronouns in English with their functions:
     Subject
Pronouns
Object
Pronoun
Adjective
Pronoun
Possessive
Pronoun
Reflexive
Pronoun
I
Me
My
Mine
Myself
We
Us
Our
Ours
Ourselves
You
You
Your
Yours
Yourself
You
You
Your
Yours
Yourselves
He
Him
His
His
Himself
She
Her
Her
Hers
Herself
It
It
Its
_
Itself
They
Them
Their
Theirs
Themselves

Subject pronouns function as subjects; object pronouns as object pronouns as objects; adjective pronouns (or possessive adjectives) as adjectives. Possessive pronouns function as complements Ex. Instead of ‘This is my book’ we say ‘This book is mine’; reflexive pronouns (or self pronouns) intensify the meaning.
Exercise- Use appropriate pronouns in the blanks in the following passage.

    Abdullah studies in Althorah School. ______is a big school but _____ is far away from _______ house. So, _______ goes to school by bus. ______brothers also study in the same school. All of _______ go to school by the same bus. The driver is an old man. _______ is known to _____ father and _____ is kind to the boys. Abdullah’s mother wakes up early, cooks for _______ and packs ______ breakfast before _______ leaves for school. _______ is a kind mother and helps _______ sons to study well. Abdullah helps _______ father in the shop in the evenings. _______ is a small house. _______ is also old but comfortable. ______ live happily there for a long time.

Answers with Explanations:

    Abdullah studies in Althorah School.    It   (Here, ‘it’ represents the school, as it is a subject pronouns, so the answer is ‘it’) is a big school but   it   (same here also, represents the school, so ‘It’ will be the suitable pronoun) is far away from  his   (Here, the name Abdullah is to be mentioned, so here ‘his’ will be the suitable pronoun) house. So,  he   (here subjective pronoun should be added, so ‘he’ will be the correct pronoun) goes to school by bus.   His   (Here, to mention Abdullah’s brother, in short we say ‘his’) brothers also study in the same school. All ofthem(Here, the word brothers says that there will be more than one person, so this is to be objective pronoun, so ‘them’ will be correct pronoun) go to school by the same bus. The driver is an old man.  He  (Here, the sentence is mentioned about the driver, so Subjective pronoun so, ‘he’ will be correct and suitable pronoun) is known to  his   (this sentence says about his father, so ‘his’ will be suitable answer) father and  he  (the driver is kind to the boys, so to mention about the driver we say ‘he’) is kind to the boys. Abdullah’s mother wakes up early, cooks for  them  (it says more than one people, so it is objective pronoun, ‘them’ will be correct pronoun) and packstheir   (Here, his mother packs lunch, of the boys, so the suitable pronoun will be ‘their’) breakfast beforethey(here, it indicates the boys, here ‘they’ will be the suitable pronoun) leaves for school. She(here this is about Abdullah’s mother, so ‘she’ will be the correct pronoun) is a kind mother and helps  her  (here, mother helps her sons in studies, so to mention about her ‘her’ will be suitable pronoun) sons to study well. Abdullah helps  his  (here, it says about Abdullah, so ‘his’ will be the correct pronoun) father in the shop in the evenings.   Theirs   (this says about the whole family of Abdullah, so adjective pronouns so, ‘theirs’ will be the correct pronoun) is a small house.  It  (this says about the house, so ‘it’ will be the correct pronoun) is also old but comfortable.  They    (this says about the family of Abdullah, so ‘they’ will be the suitable pronoun) live happily there for a long time.


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