Types of Pronoun


Types of Pronoun

Pronouns are words that we use in the place of nouns in a sentence to make it less repetitive and less awkward.


Subject Pronouns

A subject pronoun is a pronoun that acts for the subject of the sentence. For Example;

I am fat

We are elder

You are slim

You are athletic

He is tall

She is gorgeous

It is large

They are obese


Object Pronouns

An object pronoun is a type of personal pronoun that is normally used as a grammatical object, either as the direct or indirect object of a verb, or as the object of a preposition. These pronouns always take the objective case, whether they are indirect object pronouns or direct object pronouns.

Me - Can you help me?

You – I know you.

Him – She is not in love with him.

Her – He phones her every day.

It – I don’t like it.

Us – Wait for us.

Them – Call them in the evening

 See also : Preposition

Possessive Pronouns

The Possessive Pronoun is a pronoun that is used to indicate possession and ownership.

Mine – This is my laptop. It’s mine

Yours – These glasses are mine, not yours.

His – This is my brother’s book. It’s his.

Hers – He offered to swap his camera for hers.

Ours – I’ll show you to your room. Ours is next door

Yours – The house is yours.

Theirs – The ship is theirs.


Reflexive Pronouns

Reflexive pronouns are used when a person or thing is referring to the same person or thing.

Myself – I have told myself that a hundred times.

Yourself – You are too young to go out by yourself.

Himself – He took the whiskey bottles out of the cabinet poured himself a drink

Herself – Jennifer prepared herself for the journey.

Itself – This chair automatically adjusts itself to your height.

Ourselves – We can amuse ourselves for an hour or two.

Yourselves – Did you see it yourselves?

Themselves – Children will educate themselves under right conditions.


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