Reflexive Pronoun With Examples

Reflexive Pronoun With Examples
Reflexive Pronoun With Examples

Definition of Reflexive Pronoun

Reflexive pronouns are used when the subject, as well as the object, is the same person. These reflexive pronouns always end in -self or -selves.

  • -self is used when the subject is singular.
  • -selves is used when the subject is plural.

There are nine reflexive pronouns

  1. myself
  2. yourself
  3. himself
  4. herself
  5. oneself
  6. itself
  7. ourselves
  8. yourselves
  9. themselves

Reflexive Pronoun With Examples

  1. I made a coffee for myself.
  2. Rohan bought a pen for himself.
  3. We built a house for ourselves.
  4. You should take care of yourself.
  5. She introduced herself to the manager.
  6. The cat injured itself while jumping.
  7. We made ourselves a little house.
  8. They’ve bought themselves a new VCR.
  9. Did you make these pizzas yourselves?

Other Reflexive Pronoun With Examples

  • I taught myself how to play the piano.
  • Look at yourself in the mirror.
  • He looked at himself in the mirror.
  • She picked the best cake for herself.
  • It is not good to think only of oneself.
  • Have you written this letter yourself?

  • The dog scratched itself behind the ear.
  • A snake coiled itself around the branch.
  • You need to take care of yourself more.
  • I have to manage everything myself.
  • I saw an elephant balance itself on a football.
  • Tom exhausted himself by running all day.
  • Mary imagined herself winning a beauty contest.