A pronoun is a word that replaces a noun in a sentence. A noun which is a name, place or thing when replaced by a word is known as a pronoun. A pronoun is used in a sentence to give a smooth reading experience to the reader so that he/she does not have to read the same noun repetitively.
In today’s article I will discuss about the type of pronouns that are found in English language. If you want to get more info regarding the definition or meaning of pronoun, you can refer to my previous article with the name Pronoun.
Types of Pronouns
They were playing with a ball.
The pronouns that are used show possession of one thing by the other and are used as adjectives in a sentence are known as possession pronouns. They mostly include my, your, his, her, its, our and their.
My cat is not well.
Shall I remove this?
The largest group of pronouns in English language that does not indicate a specific thing but can refer to anything in a sentence is called indefinite pronoun. These include all, some, any, several, anyone, nobody, each, both, few, either, none, one and no one.
All is not lost.
Just take a few and pass the rest.
Which one of you has the key?