Pronouns are words that take the place of nouns. We often use them to avoid repeating the nouns that they refer to. Pronouns have different forms for the different ways we use them. 

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Hi Sir,
1- Two and Two make four.
2-Two and Two makes four.
please could you let me know which one of the above sounds in correct way.

Hello Imran,

Usually native speakers say 'two plus two equals four' or 'two and two make four'.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

A pronoun is a word that is used for a noun.
For examples: I,we,you,they,she,he,it etc..

Sir,
I want to know when we use the word
'Any' with Singular countable noun
and when with plural countable noun.
It's a little confusing for me while
writing.

I don't have any problem. (any with singular countable noun)

Do you have any chocolates ? (any with plural countable noun)

why is that so that both noun 'Problem and Chocolate are countable still one with any is in singular form while other in plural ?

Hello SonuKumar,

It is unusual to use 'any' with singular count nouns, but it does happen when the noun has a general meaning. There is some debate whether this is actually a case of the singular count noun being used as a synonym of a non-count noun (any problem as a synonym for any trouble, for example, or any idea as a synonym for any notion).

You can find a discussion of the topic on this page.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Hello,

Which case of pronoun should I use after preposition?

For example :

No one but him / he was present in the meeting.

Which pronoun shall I use?

Regards

Hello amol,

We use an object pronoun after a preposition, so the correct phrase would be 'no-one but him...'

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Sir, The idea is to tell one that things are possible but Everything is not possible or Not everything is possible.

Which one is right 'Everything is not possible or Not everything is possible' ?
If both are right, is there a difference between these two ?

Hi SonuKumar,

I'm not sure about the metaphysical side of this question, but 'Not everything is possible' is what I would say. There is nothing grammatically incorrect with the other phrase, but it's not one that people use in speaking or writing. It would also have a different meaning -- it would mean something like 'Everything is impossible' (whereas the other one says that some things are possible and some are not).

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello Sir
Please let me know Whether it is all right to write this sentence without a comma or a
comma is a must before 'but'
e.g. I went to the supermarket to buy vegetables, but I couldn't not buy them.
The second sentence is: I went to the supermarket to to buy vegetables but could not buy them. Is the second sentence correct without a comma.?
Please let me know.
Thank you.
Regards
Lal

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