1. Reflexive Pronoun
|Singular||myself||yourself||himself, herself, itself||oneself|
1.1 As object : It's main usage of reflexive pronoun.
- I hope you'll enjoy yourselves.
- Let me introduce myself.
- To deceive oneself is very easy.
- She prided herself on her cooking.
1.2 As object of preposition : Reflexive pronoun is usually used after preposition.
- I'm annoyed with myself.
- She was speaking to herself.
- He didn't pay for himself.
- Take good care of yourself.
1.3 As appositive of subject or object : Reflexive pronoun is used to emphasize subject or object in this way.
- Mary herself opened the door.
- The novel itself is a masterpiece.
- She wanted to see Tom himself.
- I liked the diamond itself.
1.4 As predictive : Reflexive pronoun acts as predictive, similarly as object.
- That happy girl was myself.
- He wasn't himself last week.
1.5 As subject : Reflexive pronoun can be part of subject, but hardly acts as subject independently.
- My sister and myself were anxious about it.
- My brother is as happy as myself.
- I hope Jack and yourself are keeping well.
1.6 As adverbial : Reflexive pronoun can emphasize verb sometimes.
- I'll do it myself.
- She made the dress herself.
- Henry opened the safe himself.
- You had better go there yourselves.
2. Reciprocal Pronoun
There are 2 reciprocal pronoun:
- one another: for two people
- each other: for two or more people
They express people of 2 or more who are with relationship or connection.
2.1 As object : It's main usage of reciprocal pronoun.
- We finally influence each other.
- We have known each other for many years.
- You and your brother can help one another.
2.2 As object of preposition : Reciprocal pronoun is usually used as preposition object.
- They stuck at each other.
- Their rooms were next to each other.
- They exchanged news with one another.
- Liz and Ray should listen to one another.
2.3 As attribute : Reciprocal pronoun is noun in nature, so it needs to add "'s" to act as attribute.
- They hold each other's hands.
- They often stay in each other's houses.
- The twin show one another's gifts.
- Dad and I kept one another's letters.