Pronoun & Their Types
A pronoun is a word which is used instead of noun. They help us to avoid repetition of nouns.
Given below are some examples of pronoun.
I we, me, he, she you, her, him, us, it, mine, you, his, there, who, which, myself, this, that etc.
i.Rashi is sitting on the chair she is sketching the flowerpot in front of her.
ii.It is made of ceramic clay.
In the above sentences the word she and her replace the noun Rashi and the flowerpot is replaced by pronoun it.
Types of Pronoun-
pronoun that are used to describe a person, animal, thing or group of things are called personal pronouns.
- i. My mum told me to go and bring vegetables from market.
- Where are you going?
Fill in the blank with suitable personal pronoun.
i)Will you let Gauri and …… go to the cinema.
ii)My sister and ….. had a nice dinner
iii)If you see Reena and Akash please tell …… that I am searching them.
iv)Siya and I are cousins. ….. live in same house
v)My little sister started crying whenever …… mother goes out.
i)Will you let Gauri and me go to the cinema.
ii)My sister and I had a nice dinner
iii)If you see Reena and Akash please tell them that I am searching them.
iv)Siya and I are cousins. we live in same house
v)My little sister started crying whenever our mother goes out.
Words which show possession or relationship of a person or thing to another person or thing is called possessive pronoun.
E.g. mine, yours, us, his, her, their etc.
- That dress is not yours.
- This watch is his.
complete the sentence with correct possessive pronoun take help of personal pronoun given in bracket.
i)Riya is going to meet Aarush who is friend of ….. (she).
ii)The white Vento car is …..(we).
iii)The book is …… (I).
iv)May I see …… (you) homework.
v)The bag on the table is …….(we).
i)Riya is going to meet Aarush who is friend of her.
ii)The white Vento car is ours.
iii)The book is mine.
iv)May I see your homework.
v)The bag on the table is ours.
Who, whom, which whose and that are relative pronoun, they are used to join two or more sentences.
i.The girl who is wearing black skirt is my sister.
ii.What did you do with the back that I gave you.
Fill in the blank with appropriate relative pronouns.
i)This is the boy ……. won the race.
ii)This is Arnavi …….. mother taught me drawing.
iii)This is the place …… we met.
iv)Mr. Rathi ……. you met in Pune is my husband.
v)He is the doctor ……. clinic is near our house.
vi)Girl lost the ring …….. was made of diamond.
i)This is the boy who won the race.
ii)This is Arnavi whose mother taught me drawing.
iii)This is the place where we met.
iv)Mr. Rathi whom you met in Pune is my husband.
v)He is the doctor whose clinic is near our house.
vi)Girl lost the ring which was made of diamond.
4) Interrogative pronoun
When the pronouns who, whose, which, whom and what are used to ask questions are called interrogative pronouns.
They are usually place before verb.
i.What is your name?
ii.With whom will you go to movie.
Complete the sentences with appropriate interrogative pronouns.
i)……….is the official currency of Japan.
ii)……… is the capital of Maharashtra?
iii) With ………. did you come to circus?
iv) ……….. is your opinion about this trouble?
v) ……… is Mr. Kulkarni’s favourite student?
vi) ……… did you see?
i)Which is the official currency of Japan.
ii)What is the capital of Maharashtra?
iii) With whom did you come to circus?
iv) What is your opinion about this trouble?
v) Who is Mr. Kulkarni’s favourite student?
vi) Whom did you see?
The pronouns myself, ourselves, yourself, yourselves, himself, herself, itself, themselves when used as the object of a verb for preposition are called reflexive pronoun.
i.you will hurt yourselves.
ii.The cat made itself comfortable on the mat.
iii.I wash myself when I get up.
complete the sentence with proper reflexive pronoun.
i.I saw ……… on TV last night.
ii.Some animals clean …….. with their tongue.
iii. She taught ……… Spanish by reading books.
iv.We often deceive ………..
v.She cut the hair ………...
vi.Give ……… more practice if you want to win the match.
i.I saw myself on TV last night.
ii.Some animals clean themselves with their tongue.
iii. She taught herself Spanish by reading books.
iv.We often deceive ourself.
v.She cut the hair herself.
vi.Give yourself more practice if you want to win the match.
Demonstrative pronouns are used to point out a thing or things commonly used in spoken language. They are usually followed by verb. This, these, that those are demonstrative pronouns when they stand alone.
This & these are used for people or objects that are at distance.
i.This is present from my brother.
ii.These are kites I want to buy.
Fill in the blank with proper demonstrative pronoun.
i. …… are my friends.
ii. …….. book is mine.
iii.Whose show are ……..?
iv. …….. cows are belonging to my uncle.
v. ……… I shall never see.
Answer 6 :
i.These are my friends.
ii.This book is mine.
iii.Whose show are these?
iv.Those cows are belonging to my uncle.
v.That I shall never see.
Indefinite pronouns are used to denote person or things in general way.
Words such as anyone someone somebody everyone none many all few are used as indefinite pronoun.
This pronoun do not tell us which noun they replace so they are called indefinite pronoun.
I. There is nothing worth watching on TV.
II. Nobody was there to help them.
Fill in the blank with proper and finite pronoun.
i. ……. saw the camel.
ii. …… o.f these pups has its Pedigree.
iii. There is ……… at the door.
iv. Kavya is getting bored she want ……… to do.
v. Where have you gone! ……. was asking for you.
vi. I don’t know …….. with the blood group B positive.
i. No one saw the camel.
ii. Each of these pups has its Pedigree.
iii. There is someone at the door.
iv. Kavya is getting bored she want something to do.
v. Where have you gone! Everybody was asking for you.
vi. I don’t know anyone with the blood group B positive.