PRONOUN TOP 10 RULES FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMS FOR BANK PO/ SSC CHSL / SSC CGL PART 3

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PRONOUN TOP 10 RULES PART – 3

Hey Aspirants, We know English section is a bottleneck for many aspirants and because of this weakness they did not able to crack the competitive exams like BANK PO/Clerk, SBI PO/ Clerk, SSC CGL/ CHSL etc. So from today, we are providing lectures on English Grammar in Text Format. This is the Pronoun Top 10 Rules part 3.

Rule No. #21

When Anybody, Everybody, Everyone, Anyone Each etc are used in the sentence then we should use pronoun he or she according to the context of the sentence. But when it is not clear about gender then we should use only masculine gender pronoun.
Ex-

  • Rishabh presented the new strategy to the board members and everybody agreed with his idea.
  • Everybody agrees with his idea

Rule No. #22:

None is used as same in the forms i.e. Singular and Plural
Ex-

  • I have invited all friends for the party but none are present today. ( Correct )
  • Every friend was invited for the party but none was present. ( Correct )

Rule No. #23

We should use Anyone when more than two people are discussed in the sentence.
Ex-

  • Either of these four people came yesterday. ( Incorrect)
  • Anyone of these four people came yesterday. ( Correct )

Rule No. #24

Carefully look the uses of Who, Whom, that and Which in different cases

Subjective Case Objective Case Possessive Case
People Who Whom Whose
Things Which Which Which
People + Things That That Whose

Rule No. #25

A Relative pronoun must be of the same number and person as its antecedent.
Ex-

  • He, who are your classmate, filled complaints against you. ( Incorrect)
  • He, who is your classmate, filled complaints against you. ( Correct)
  • I, who is your classmate, filled complaints against you. (Incorrect)
  • I, who am your classmate, filled complaints against you. (Correct)

Rule No. #26

The case of relative pronoun depends on whether the relative pronoun is subject in the clause.
Ex-

  • Donald Trump’s staff said it was the President whom wasn’t feeling well. ( Incorrect)
  • Donald Trump’s staff said it was the President who wasn’t feeling well. ( Correct)
  • Donald Trump knows that he is a polarizing figure who people either love or hate. ( Incorrect )
  • Donald Trump knows that he is a polarizing figure whom people either love or hate. ( Correct )

Rule No. 27

We should use THAT after adjectives in the Superlative Degree.
Ex-

  • Ram is the best student who I have ever met. ( Incorrect)
  • Ram is the best student that I have ever met. ( Correct)

Rule No. #28

When two antecedent are present in the sentence and both are joined by AND, one antecedent denotes a Person and other denotes an Animal then we should use THAT after them.
Ex-

  • The cowboy and his horse which I saw yesterday were going east. ( Incorrect)
  • The cowboy and his horse that I saw yesterday were going east. ( Correct)

Rule No. #29

When use THAT after Any, All, None, No, Nobody, Anybody, Only, the same, Nothing, Everything, the few , the little.
Ex-

  • God has given me everything that I deserve.
  • I have given him all the money that he spent on the movies.

Rule No. #30

In a sentence if relative pronoun used as both Subjective and Objective case then we have to use two pronouns instead of one.
Ex-

  • I told you about the man whom I saw and lives next door. ( Incorrect)
  • I told you about the man whom I saw and who lives next door. ( Correct)

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