06 Oct 2022

Verb/Adjective-Pronoun Agreement

1. A Pronoun should agree with its Antecedent in person, number and gender; e.g. i) All students must bring their report cards tomorrow. ii) Every customer must make his payment by cheque. iii) Each of the girls has given her papers. INCORRECT: I am not one of those who believe

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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

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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13 Nov 2021

RELATIVE PRONOUNS (WHO, WHOM, WHICH, THAT, AS, WHAT) — EXPLAINED IN HINDI & ENGLISH

RELATIVE PRONOUNS (WHO, WHOM, WHICH, THAT, AS, WHAT) — EXPLAINED IN HINDI  RELATIVE PRONOUNS परिभाषा: कोई Relative Pronoun एक ऐसी pronoun होती है जो अपने से पहले use की गयी किसी noun अथवा pronouns के लिए use की जाती है. उस noun/pronoun को इस Relative Pronoun का antecedent कहा जाता

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