Friday, 27 May 2016

Pronouns: Rules & Usage


What are pronouns?

Pronouns are words that substitute a noun or another pronoun. Examples of pronouns are he, she, who, themselves...

In the example:

  • Mike likes his daughter.
  • Mike and his daughter can be replaced by he and her
  • He likes her

Types of pronouns

  • Subject pronouns (I, you, he, she, it, we, they)
  • Object pronouns (me, you, him, her, it, us, them)
  • Reflexive pronouns (myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, themselves)
  • Possessive pronouns (mine, yours, his, hers, ours, theirs)
  • Demonstrative pronouns (this, that, those, these)
  • Relative pronouns (who, which, that, whose)


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