The Pronoun and its kinds with examples and exercise

 In this topic, I have explained the pronoun and its kind in detail.


A pronoun is a word that is used instead of a noun.
pronoun and its types

Ali is my best friend. He is very regular. .His father is a farmer. He has a beautiful dog. Its color is black. It is a very clever dog. We always play together. In this paragraph, He, My, His, Its, It, We, are examples of pronouns.

Kinds of Pronoun

1. personal pronoun

A pronoun that is used in the place of a person, place or thing is called personal pronoun.
  • Subjective          Objective
  • He                         Him
  • She                       Her
  • It                            It
  • They                      Them
  • I                              Me
  • You                         You
Subjective and objective forms are called personal pronouns because these pronouns are used in the place of thing, person or place. We have already learned that a personal pronoun is used in the place of a noun. These ten pronouns are called personal pronouns.

2. Possessive pronoun

A pronoun that is used in order to show possession or ownership is called possessive pronoun.
  • My
  • His
  • Him
  • Her
  • Your
  • My
  • Its
Above mentioned pronouns are called possessive pronouns. These pronouns show possession. These pronouns show ownership.

3. Reflexive Pronoun

When subject and object are the same people, the action is done by subject and recall back to subject used pronoun is called Reflexive pronoun. We can easily find out reflexive pronouns because in reflexive pronoun SELF or SELVES is added.
  • Myself
  • Yourself
  • Itself
  • Themselves
  • Herself
  • Himself
  • Yourselves

4. Interrogative pronoun

A pronoun that is used to ask a question is called Interrogative pronoun.


  • Who
  • What
  • Whom
  • Which
  • Whose
Who whose which, who, are called Interrogative pronouns when they are used to ask a question.

5. Relative pronoun

A pronoun that is used to show a relation with other nouns is called a relative pronoun.


  • Who
  • Which
  • That
  • Whom
  • Whose
  • Whose

Who what whose which, whom are also called relative pronoun when they are used to relate a noun which is already mentioned in a sentence.

6. Demonstrative pronoun

A pronoun that is used to point out things and persons is called a demonstrative pronoun.


This, These, That, and those are called demonstrative pronouns because these words are used to point out things.

7. Indefinite Pronoun

A pronoun that is used to describe unspecified things and persons are called an Indefinite pronoun.


  • Some
  • Anyone
  • Someone
  • Anyone
  • No one
  • Anything

8. Reciprocal Pronoun

In the English language, each other and one another are called reciprocal pronouns. Each other is used when two persons are involved in reciprocal action and one another is used when more than two persons are involved in reciprocal actions.


  • Each other 
  • one another
Ali and Salam are quarreling with each other.
All the students are talking with one another.

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