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    • I really think the years bring me more beauty. She is right. But, on my opinion, the years got me more wisdom. All time’s marks on my face are mine . I want to keep them because I am proud of them .
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    • I You She He It We You They The underline words ARE NOT the SAME thing|person. The underline words ARE the SAME thing|person. Why does he blame you ? Why do you blame yourselves ? My dog hurt the cat . My dog hurt itself. Susan sent me a copy. Susan sent herself a copy. Can I help my children ? Can I help myself ?
      • Examples of usage:
      • One has to do all possible to achieve one´s dreams.
      • Generosity is its own reward. You always get back more than you give.
      • The earth´s environment is getting worse. They say if we don't’ do anything to avoid it, all of us will die.
    • * Another is used as an adjective with expressions of time, money, and distance, even if these expressions contain plural nouns. It means “an additional” in these expressions. Adjective Pronoun Meaning Singular *Another pen (is) Another (is) One more in addition to the one(s) already mentioned. Plural Other pens (are) Other s (are) Several more in addition to the one(s) already mentioned. Singular The other pen (is) The other (is) All that remains from a given number; the rest of a specific group. Plural The other pens (are) The other s (are)
    • Indicate reciprocical relationship Example: “We talk to each other every day.” It gives the idea of “alternate.” Example: “Please, let me hear from you every other week.” It is used in time expressions such the other day, the other morning, the other week…, to refer to the recent past. “ I talked with Vanessa the other morning.” It expresses the idea that separate actions occur very close in time. “ The movies was terrible; consequently, one person after the other went out from the theater before the movie’s end.” It is usually used after a negative to mean “except.” “ Nobody will do a grammar presentation today other than Fabiana.” It is used to explain, usually in simpler or clearer terms, the meaning of the preceding sentence(s). “ Dark chocolates are rich in antioxidants and phenols, in other words , they are excellent for your health.” Each other One other Every other The other One after the other | one after another Other than In other words
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      • Do you know Mr. “S” ?
      • He used to be a hero.
      • His fans called him – superman because of his incredible powers.
      • Now, he looks at himself, and sees a super stomach, a super lazy vision, and a super stressed life. Today, all those characteristics are him, sadly.
      Subject pronoun Object pronoun Possessive pronoun Possessive adjective Reflexive pronoun
      • She used to be the wonderful woman. Everybody knows her.
      • Her fight was against the villains. But, nowadays she fights against her gain of weight. She does not recognize herself anymore. Oh! The crazy dog ? It is hers .
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      • Do you know them ? The time really punishes whoever, doesn´t it ? They were superheroes too, and with their great power, force, and flexibility they protected the citizens. Unfortunately, those bodies are really theirs. They can not save the world by themselves anymore.
      Subject pronoun Object pronoun Possessive pronoun Possessive adjective Reflexive pronoun
      • Thor says:
      • “ On old times, we had so much to do that we didn't have time to take care of ourselves. No time to eat, no time to drink, etc.”
      • “ Now, our priorities are different. We needs are different. Today I can say that this present time is truly ours. It don’t matter how we look like.”
      Subject pronoun Object pronoun Possessive pronoun Possessive adjective Reflexive pronoun
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