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
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.



Reflexive Pronouns - Exercises