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Reflexive pronouns-1232791697798955-1 (1)

  1. 1. REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS http://www.kau.edu.sa/SBANJER By: Dr. Shadia Y. Banjar http://wwwdrshadiabanjar.blogspot.com Dr. SHADIA Y. BANJAR 1PDF created with pdfFactory Pro trial version www.pdffactory.com
  2. 2. REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS PERSON SINGULAR PLURAL 1st Myself Ourselves 2nd Yourself Yourselves 3rd Herself themselves Himself Itself oneself Dr. SHADIA Y. BANJAR 2PDF created with pdfFactory Pro trial version www.pdffactory.com
  3. 3. EXAMPLES I saw myself in the mirror. I looked at myself for a long time. A reflexive pronoun is used as the object of a verb or preposition when the subject of the sentence and the object are the same person. = Dr. SHADIA Y. BANJAR 3PDF created with pdfFactory Pro trial version www.pdffactory.com
  4. 4. I saw myself in the mirror. I looked at myself for a long time. and myself are the same person. Dr. SHADIA Y. BANJAR 4PDF created with pdfFactory Pro trial version www.pdffactory.com
  5. 5. Reflexive pronouns are also used for emphasis. Examples: Did someone fax the report to Mr. Lee? - Yes. - Are you sure? - Yes. I myself faxed the report to him. - I faxed the report to him myself. Dr. SHADIA Y. BANJAR 5PDF created with pdfFactory Pro trial version www.pdffactory.com
  6. 6. Reflexive / Intensive Pronouns : the "self" pronouns These pronouns can be used only to reflect or intensify a word already there. Reflexive/intensive pronouns CANNOT REPLACE personal pronouns. Dr. SHADIA Y. BANJAR 6PDF created with pdfFactory Pro trial version www.pdffactory.com
  7. 7. Examples: I saw myself in the mirror. (Myself is a reflexive pronoun, reflecting the pronoun I.) I’ll do it myself. (Myself is an intensive pronoun, intensifying the pronoun I.) Dr. SHADIA Y. BANJAR 7PDF created with pdfFactory Pro trial version www.pdffactory.com
  8. 8. A reflexive = + pronoun ALONE Dr. SHADIA Y. BANJAR 8PDF created with pdfFactory Pro trial version www.pdffactory.com
  9. 9. EXAMPLE Anna lives by herself. Means “alone” Dr. SHADIA Y. BANJAR 9PDF created with pdfFactory Pro trial version www.pdffactory.com
  10. 10. Dr. SHADIA Y. BANJAR 10PDF created with pdfFactory Pro trial version www.pdffactory.com

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