A reflexive pronoun refers to subject and directs action of the verb back the subject.
Reflexive Pronouns
Reflexive Pronoun Examples

  • myself, ourselves, yourself, yourselves, himself, herself, itself, themselves
  • Ex: We treated ourselves to pizza.
  • Ex: You should let yourself into the house.

An intensive pronoun refers to and emphasizes noun or another pronoun.
Intensive Pronoun
Intensive Pronoun Examples
  • myself, ourselves, yourself, yourselves, himself, herself, itself, themselves
  • Ex: The actress herself wrote those lines.
  • Ex: The troops themselves helped the people out of the burning building.

Reflexive and Intensive Examples


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