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Common Errors In The Use Of Pronouns

In this lesson we will learn about some common mistakes in the use of pronouns. Correct the following sentences. Incorrect: One should keep his promises. Correct: One should keep one’s promises. Correct: A man or woman...

Pronouns

A pronoun is a word used in place of a noun or another pronoun. Pronouns help the unnecessary repetition of nouns in your writing and speech. Consider the examples given below. Mr. Peter gave Mr. Peter’s pen to...

What Are Personal Pronouns?

The words I, me, he, him, you, she, her, it, they, them, we and us are usually called the personal pronouns. One is also used as a personal pronoun. Who is an interrogative personal pronoun. Personal pronouns are used when it is not necessary...

Distributive Pronouns

Distributive pronouns refer to people or things taken one at a time. Examples are: each, either and neither. Since they refer to a single person or thing at a time, distributive pronouns are always singular and are followed by singular...

Demonstrative Pronouns

Demonstrative pronouns direct attention to a specific person, place, or thing. There are only four demonstrative pronouns: this, that, these and those. This is better than that. Put those down – they are dirty. Hello. This is Alice. Is that Ruth? Who is that? We use this/these to talk...

Pronouns

The part of speech which includes words like it, you, they, he, somebody, anything and who. A pronoun is usually a single word, and it forms a complete noun phrase all by itself. Pronouns...

First Person Pronouns

The person category which denotes the speaker and possibly also some people associated with the speaker. The English first person pronouns are I/me (singular) and we/us (plural). The singular pronoun I/me always means ‘the...