DISTRIBUTIVE PRONOUN | DISTRIBUTIVE PRONOUN EXAMPLES
What is distributive Pronoun?
Distributive Pronoun Definition
- Each, Everyone, Either and Neither are distributive pronouns.
- It expresses a person or a thing/ one at a time.
|Each of us is intelligent|
Distributive Pronoun Examples
Examples of distributive pronoun
- Each of the students got a prize.
- Each got his turn.
- Either of the two will win the race.
- Either of you is not my friend.
- Either team may win the game.
- Neither of those two students can secure first position.
- Everyone of the students was happy.
- Each of the two students received a medal.
- No one has offered me this opportunity.
- Any of you can meet the President regarding this issue.
- None of them is brave enough to fight the king.
Important To Know
- Everyone is always used in the context of more than two.
|Everyone of the students was happy.|
- Everyone is never used for two.
|Everyone of the two will win the race|
The use of Everyone is wrong in the above sentence.
Either and Neither
- Either and Neither are commonly used in the context of two.
|Either of the two girls has received her gift.|
|Neither of the two girls has deposited their fees.|
Any/ No one/ none
- Any, No one, None are used for more than two.
|Any of you can meet the President regarding this issue.|
|No one has offered me this opportunity.|
|None of them is brave enough to fight the king.|
USE OF EACH
- Each can be used for two or more.
- Use of Each for two.
|Each of the two students received a medal.|
- Use of Each for more than two.
|Each of the students gets a prize.|
- It is only appropriate to use each after Numeral.
|Correct Use – I bought these books for rupees fifty each.|
|Incorrect Use – I bought these books each for fifty rupees.|
In the above sentence fifty is a numeral & each is a distributive pronoun.
Other Types of Pronouns(सर्वनाम के प्रकार)
- Personal Pronoun.
- Reflexive Pronoun.
- Emphatic Pronoun.
- Reciprocal Pronoun.
- Demonstrative Pronoun.
- Indefinite Pronoun.
- Interrogative Pronoun.
- Relative Pronoun.
- Exclamatory Pronoun.
Recommended Read – Types of Pronoun in Hindi and English.
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