We use a reflexive pronoun when the subject and the object of a sentence are the same.
|Second person||You—-yourself||You— yourselves|
|Third-person||He— himself||They— themselves|
Examples Reflexive Pronoun
- I saw him.
- He saw me.
- I saw
- She killed him.
- She killed
- I am talking to you.
- He is talking to me.
- I am talking to
- She loves me.
- I love her.
- I love
- They hut
- She ruined
- I introduced
me/myself to the manager.
- She is old enough to dress
- You must take care of yourself.
- Tell me something about
If there is no object in a sentence, we use the reflexive pronoun.
I enjoyed in the party.
- I enjoyed food in the party.
- Yes, I enjoyed food in the party.
- I enjoyed myself in the party.
Reflexive pronouns are used with these words.
Absent, present, acquit, avail, reconcile, amuse, resign, avenge, revenge, enjoy, exert, pride, apply, adapt, adjust, overreach, and so on.
- He enjoyed himself in the party.
- She absented herself from the function.
- My friend introduced himself before my parents.
- We must avail ourselves of the opportunity.
- He must have applied himself while he was in school.
- The students exert themselves.