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.