06 Oct 2022

ONE as a Pronoun

1. ONE as a Pronoun A) We can use ONE instead of a noun phrase beginning with A, when it is  clear what  sort of thing we  are  talking about; e.g. i) If you want a drink, I’ll get you one. ii) Although she wasn’t a very clever woman, she looked and acted like one. iii) The rooms were empty

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06 Oct 2022

Correct uses of THIS/THAT-THESE/THOSE; IT/THERE;

1. THIS/THAT – THESE/THOSE We can use THIS and THAT as adjectives or pronouns. The plural form of these words are THESE and THOSE respectively. A)  We can use THIS, THESE, THAT, and THOSE for referring to people/things/ events that have already been mentioned; e.g. i) Everything is getting more expensive and this is something very tough for the poor. ii) So, for all these reasons, my advice is to

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06 Oct 2022

Appropriate order of Personal Pronouns

1. If two or more Personal Pronouns to be used, the correct order is: 2nd person, 3rd person, 1st person; means 231; e.g. a) You and I will go the park. (31) b) You and he must not accompany me. (23) c) You, he and I can manage everything. (231)

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06 Oct 2022

CASES OF PERSONAL PRONOUNS

CASES/FORMS OF PERSONAL PRONOUNS Person Subjective Case Objective Case Possessive Case 1st Person I, we me, us mine, ours 2nd Person you you yours 3rd Person he, she, it, they him, her, it, them his, hers, its, theirs who whom whose  

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06 Oct 2022

RULES ON USES OF PRONOUNS

1. When to Use Subjective Pronoun A) If two or more pronouns are subjects, they are used in subjective case; e.g. i) YOU and I are good friends. (not YOU and ME) ii) YOU, HE and I have done well. (not YOU, HIM and ME) B) If one or more

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06 Oct 2022

Usage of Reflexive & Emphasizing Pronouns

Uses of Reflexive & Emphasizing Pronouns Pronouns that refer back to the subject of the sentence/clause are called Reflexive Pronouns. When reflexive pronouns are used to put emphasis on a particular noun they are called emphatic pronouns. They either end in –self or –selves. The following pronouns are called reflexive

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30 Sep 2022

Usage of Articles

ARTICLES ‘A/AN’ and ‘THE’ INTRODUCTION We have two articles A/AN and THE. They come before nouns only. ‘A’ or ‘AN’ is called the indefinite article, because it usually leaves the person or thing spoken of indefinite; as in: I met a doctor. — means any doctor; not any specific one.

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13 Feb 2022

Hard & Hardly; Barely & Rarely; Seldom & Rarely (Explained in Hindi & English)

Hard & Hardly; Barely & Rarely और Seldom & Rarely का प्रयोग (Explained in Hindi) 1. Hard & Hardly Word ‘Hard’ एक adjective भी और adverb भी, जबकि word ‘hardly’ केवल एक adverb है. Word ‘Hardly’ word ‘hard’ की adverb नहीं होता. ‘Hard’ की adverb form खुद ‘hard’ ही है.

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12 Feb 2022

Subjunctive (Explained in Hindi & English)

Subjunctive (Explained in Hindi) 1. Subjunctive क्या है? जब किसी वाक्य में Subjunctive Mood use करना होता है तो verb ‘was’ की जगह ‘were’ use होती है और verb ‘is/are’ की जगह ‘be’ use की जाती है. और दूसरी सब verb ‘s’ अथवा ‘es’ के बिना use की जाती हैं

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03 Feb 2022

Conditional Sentences (Explained in Hindi & English)

Conditional Sentences का प्रयोग (Explained in Hindi) यदि किसी sentence में एक कार्य का होना दूसरे कार्य पर निर्भर करता है तो ऐसे sentence को conditional sentence कहा जाता है; जैसे If you work hard, you’ll pass the examination. [इस वाक्य में ‘if you work hard’ इस वाक्य के दूसरे

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