Basic English Grammar: Pronoun – 2

Basic English Grammar: Pronoun - 2

Read the different types of Pronoun in this article, Continuation of last article

III) Demonstrative Pronouns:

Demonstrative Pronouns are used to show or identify one or a number of nouns that may be far or near in distance or time.

> This, That, Those, These

e.g: I closed that bank account when I came to London.

IV) Indefinite Pronoun:

These pronouns do not point to any particular noun, but refer to things or people in general.

> All, some, any, each, anything, anybody, anyone, someone, something, somebody, someone, nothing, nobody, none, no one

e.g: Did you notice anything strange about him?

V) Relative Pronouns:

Relative Pronouns are used to join or relate two different clauses together by referring to the noun in the previous clause.

> who, whom, whose, which, that

e.g: He took out a photo of his son, whom he adores.

Compound Relative Pronouns:

> whoever, whatever, whichever, whosoever, whatsoever

VI) Interrogative Pronouns:

These pronouns are used to begin a question.

> who, whom, which, what, whoever, whomever, whichever, whatever

e.g: Which of the desserts did you have?

VII) Reciprocal Pronouns:

These pronouns combine ideas, There are just two Reciprocal Pronouns – Each other and One another. Both these pronouns are plural in nature as they can only be used in situations where there is more than one noun.

e.g: The two companies are in competition with each other.

VIII) Distributive Pronouns:

These pronouns refer to individual elements in a group or a pair, one individual at a time.

> Each, either, neither, any, none

Eg. Each of the companies supports a local charity.

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