All You Need To Know About Reflexive Pronouns

Nouns are words that name a person, an object, or an idea. Pronouns are substitutes for nouns to avoid repetition in a sentence. We have four types of pronouns:

  1. Personal pronouns indicate a person or group. Examples: he, she, they
  2. Possessive pronouns indicate ownership. Examples: his, hers, theirs
  3. Relative pronouns introduces dependent clauses in sentences. Examples: who, whoever, that, which, when, where, whose
  4. Reflexive pronouns refer back to the subject of the sentence. Examples: himself, herself, myself

This infographic shows us how to use reflexive pronouns in detail.

Source for Poster: Grammar.Net

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  1. Cae

    Don’t forget the reflexive themself for the singular they, when either the referent’s gender is unknown, or if the referent is neither male nor female (like me–yes, we do exist).

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