Notes On Kinds of Pronouns - Revisit - CBSE Class 10 English Grammar

Definition: The prefix pro means for or in place of. Pronouns stand in for nouns or replace them. Personal pronouns replace nouns that refer to people or things.

                                                 KINDS OF PRONOUN


Reflexive sounds like reflection, the image in the mirror that bounces back at you. A reflexive pronoun reflects back to the subject. A reflexive pronoun can be used as the direct object, indirect object, or object of a preposition in a sentence.
Example: myself, ourselves, yourself, yourselves, himself,herself, itself, themselves



INTERROGATIVE PRONOUN
To interrogate is to ask someone questions. Interrogative pronouns ask questions.
Example: who, whom, whose, which, what
Who, whom, and whose refer to people. Who is a subject pronoun. Whom is an object pronoun. Whose is a possessive pronoun.


DEMONSTRATIVE PRONOUNS
To demonstrate is to show something. Demonstrative pronouns show or point.
Example: this, these, that, those
This and that refer to singular objects. These and those refer to plural objects. This and these refer to objects close to the speaker. That and those refer to objects far from the speaker.


RELATIVE PRONOUN
A relative is someone who has a relationship with you. Relative pronouns show a relationship between clauses. They join dependent clauses to main clauses.
Example: who, whom, which, whose, that

INDEFINITE PRONOUN:
If your plans for this weekend are indefinite, or not definite, then you are not sure. Indefinite pronouns aren't sure.
Example; anybody, anyone, anything, everybody, everyone, everything, nobody, no one, nothing, somebody, someone, something, both, few, many, others, several




















Summary

Definition: The prefix pro means for or in place of. Pronouns stand in for nouns or replace them. Personal pronouns replace nouns that refer to people or things.

                                                 KINDS OF PRONOUN


Reflexive sounds like reflection, the image in the mirror that bounces back at you. A reflexive pronoun reflects back to the subject. A reflexive pronoun can be used as the direct object, indirect object, or object of a preposition in a sentence.
Example: myself, ourselves, yourself, yourselves, himself,herself, itself, themselves



INTERROGATIVE PRONOUN
To interrogate is to ask someone questions. Interrogative pronouns ask questions.
Example: who, whom, whose, which, what
Who, whom, and whose refer to people. Who is a subject pronoun. Whom is an object pronoun. Whose is a possessive pronoun.


DEMONSTRATIVE PRONOUNS
To demonstrate is to show something. Demonstrative pronouns show or point.
Example: this, these, that, those
This and that refer to singular objects. These and those refer to plural objects. This and these refer to objects close to the speaker. That and those refer to objects far from the speaker.


RELATIVE PRONOUN
A relative is someone who has a relationship with you. Relative pronouns show a relationship between clauses. They join dependent clauses to main clauses.
Example: who, whom, which, whose, that

INDEFINITE PRONOUN:
If your plans for this weekend are indefinite, or not definite, then you are not sure. Indefinite pronouns aren't sure.
Example; anybody, anyone, anything, everybody, everyone, everything, nobody, no one, nothing, somebody, someone, something, both, few, many, others, several




















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