In the above video, we learnt different kinds of pronouns. Now let us see examples of each type.

1. Personal Pronouns

  • I often read until late at night.
  • My books are very precious for me.
  • All the books on the shelf are mine.
  • You are really a very good cook.
  • Your recipes are interesting.
  • All the recipe books in my shelf are yours.
  • We are going for a movie.
  • A taxi will take us to the movie theatre.
  • All the seats in row ‘A’ are ours.
  • They are our best friends.
  • We visit them every week.
  • Their house is quite close to ours.
  • The car parked outside the bungalow is theirs.
  • It is a very old car.
  • Its number plate is new.
  • They will never sell it off.

2. Reflexive Pronouns

  • I punished myself for the grave mistake.
  • We treated ourselves with ice cream.
  • We tried to keep ourselves busy by playing cards.
  • You are contradicting yourself.
  • You two should pamper yourselves on your anniversary.
  • They did not question themselves.
  • The machine feeds itself with paper at regular intervals.

3. Emphatic Pronouns

  • I will do my work myself, I don’t need your help.
  • You yourself confessed your crime.
  • He himself set up the whole business.
  • She talked to the teacher herself.
  • We cleaned the school premises ourselves.
  • We ourselves lodged the complaint.
  • They themselves briefed the reporters.

4. Demonstrative Pronouns

  • This is a present from my uncle.
  • Those apples are cheaper than these.
  • I want to buy that book.
  • I may have hurt you but such was not my intention.
  • My methods of teaching are similar to those of yours.

5. Indefinite Pronouns

  • One must never boast of success.
  • All were drowned.
  • We did not see any of them again.
  • None of his poems are well known.
  • Always do good to others.
  • Everyone loved her performance.
  • They say Corona is here to stay.
  • Did you ask anybody for help?
  • Many lost their lives in the accident.

6. Distributive Pronouns

  • Each of the students gets a chance to answer.
  • Each participant was given a note pad and a pen.
  • You may chose either of the two shirts.
  • Either of you can go.
  • Neither of the accusations was true.
  • Neither of the theories could be proved.

7. Relative Pronouns

  • I have lost the watch that you gave me.
  • He was the most eloquent speaker that I ever heard.
  • I gave him a hundred rupee note which was all I had.
  • He is the surgeon who operated on you.
  • I always say what I mean.
  • Pay attention to what the teacher is saying.
  • The pen that you gave me is a very good one.
  • The answer which you gave is incorrect.
  • This is the person whom we met yesterday.
  • I dislike children who are disobedient.

8. Interrogative Pronouns

  • Why are you upset?
  • Who gave you that pen?
  • Where did you find the notebook?
  • What will you do after graduation?
  • When is the school reopening?
  • When will you grow up?
  • What are you anxious about?
  • Where did you keep the umbrella?
  • Whom shall I give this to?
  • Whose argument is correct?

These were the examples of types of Pronouns.

In the coming lesson, we will learn about Adverbs.

Stay tuned…..Goodbye!