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Reflexive pronouns
Date 18/10/2008 22:39  Author detail  Hits 1019  Language Global

Reflexive pronouns

 
> Reflexive pronouns are used to show that the actions described by a verb act upon the subject of the verb: the subject and the object are thus the same. The forms of reflexive pronouns correspond to the forms of the subject pronouns:

Subject pronouns

I

you

he
she
it

we

you

they

Reflexive pronouns

 

myself

 

yourself

 

himself
herself
itself

 

ourselves

 

yourselves

 

themselves


> To use a verb reflexively, the reflexive pronoun must follow the verb (and, in the case of an intransitive verb, it will follow any preposition used with the verb). If there are multiple verbs in the sentence, the reflexive pronoun follows the verb to which it applies:
I told myself it would never happen.
She talks to herself all the time.
Look at yourself in that mirror!
I would like to give myself a raise.

 

> At the end of a sentence, one can add reflexive pronouns as a way of accentuating the subject in the sentence. In this case, the verb does not have reflexive power:
I would rather do that myself.
Can you talk to him yourself?


TEST
Fill in the gaps with the correct pronouns:
1) The door opens ________________ when someone comes near it.
2) Look at your umbrella! You should buy ________________ a new one.
3) There was so much noise, I couldn't make ________________ heard.
4) "- Who taught you Latin?" || "- I taught ________________ ."
5) They lost the match and were ashamed of ________________ .
ANSWERS: 1) itself | 2) yourself | 3) myself | 4) myself | 5) themselves

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