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Reflexive Pronouns with Objects

Post by natttt
Posted on 2012-02-08 12:00:37
A reflexive pronoun is a pronoun ending in -self or -selves that is used as an object to refer to a previously named noun or pronoun in a sentence.

We can use reflexive pronouns with objects:

- verb + reflexive pronoun + object when we do something for ourselves.
- verb + object + reflexive pronoun when we want to emphasize that another person did not do the action (or assist).


Examples:

She cooked herself a quiche.
We taught ourselves French.
I repaired the tire myself.
They did the homework themselves.
My brother spoke to his boss himself about a raise.



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