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Reflexive Pronouns

Use of the reflexive pronouns

Reflexive pronouns are used to express that someone is doing something on his/her own. These pronouns always refer back to the subject of the sentence. They end in -self in the singular, and in -selves in the plural.

How to form the reflexive pronouns

Personal pronoun Reflexive pronoun
I myself
you yourself
he himself
she herself
it itself
   
we ourselves
you yourselves
they themselves

 

Examples:
He killed himself with poison.
I can do it myself.
The parents blamed themselves.
Sandra talked to herself.
Please help yourself to some cake.
We can do it ourselves.

 


EXERCISES

Reflexive pronouns - Exercise 1
Reflexive pronouns - Exercise 2
Reflexive pronouns - Exercise 3
Reflexive pronouns - Exercise 4
Reflexive pronouns - Exercise 5
Reflexive pronouns - Exercise 6