Rule for Pronouns
A pronoun must agree with the noun it refer. Therefore, if the noun is singular, therefore the pronoun must be singular; if the noun is plural, use a plural pronoun; if the noun is feminine, use a feminine pronoun, and so on.
- The train was late, it had been delayed.
- The trains were late, they had been delayed.
Types of pronouns
English Pronouns are divided into sub-categories. These are Demonstrative, Personal, Reflexive, Possessive, Interrogative, Negative, Reciprocal, Relative and Quantifier
|Personal Pronoun||Takes the place of a specific or named person or thing.||I, you, he, she, etc..|
|Reflexive Pronoun||Adds information by pointing back to a noun or another pronoun.||myself, yourself, etc..|
|Demonstrative Pronoun||Points out a specific person, place, or thing.||this, that, these, those|
|Relative pronoun||Begins a subordinate clause and relates the clause to a word in the main clause.||who, whose, which, that, etc..|
|Interrogative Pronoun||Is used to ask a question.||who, what, where, etc..|
|Possessive Pronoun||Used to substitute a noun and to show possession or ownership.||mine, yours, his, etc..|
|Negative Pronoun||nothing, no, nobody, etc..|
|Reciprocal pronoun||Express an interchangeable or mutual action or relationship.||each other, one another|
|Quantifier||some, any, something, much, etc.|