DAILY MOST IMPORTANT ENGLISH GRAMMAR RULE | DAY-23

Daily Most important English Grammar Rule

If you just started learning English, you first need to know some basic rules of the language. Developing a solid foundation in English grammar will not only help you create your own sentences correctly but will also make it easier to improve your English language section. Here we are providing Daily top basic Grammar Rules of English Language to crack any competitive exams.

IMPORTANT RULES

  1. A Noun or Pronoun governing a Gerund should be put in the possessive case.

Incorrect– Please excuse me being late.
Correct– Please excuse my being late.

2. A Pronoun must agree with its antecedent in person, number and gender.

Incorrect– Each of these boys has done their homework.
Correct– Each of these boys has done his homework.

3. When two or more Singular Nouns are joined by ‘and’, the Pronoun used for them must be in Plural.

Incorrect– Both Raju and Ravi have done his homework.
Correct– Both Raju and Ravi have done their homework.

4. When two or more Singular Nouns joined by ‘and’ refer to the same person or thing, a Pronoun used for them must be in the singular.

Incorrect– The collector and District Magistrate is not negligent in their duty.
Correct– The collector and District Magistrate is not negligent in his duty.

5. When two or more singular nouns joined by ‘or’ or ‘nor’, ‘either … or’, ‘neither .. nor’, the Pronoun used for them should be in the singular.

Incorrect– Neither Ravi nor Raju has done their homework.
Correct– Neither Ravi nor Raju has done his homework.

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