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    Default Reflexive Pronouns

    A reflexive pronoun refers to a noun or another pronoun. Examples:
    • I did it myself.
      He convinced himself that he was right.
      She talks to herself.
      They did it to themselves.
      We put it together ourselves.

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    There are very few reflexive verbs in English:

    Pride oneself
    Steel oneself
    Avail oneself

    These are the ones that come to mind this morning.

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    Behave yourself.

    :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Behave yourself.

    :wink:
    Suit yourself. :wink:

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    That suits me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    That suits me.
    What a nice suit! :wink:

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    Can you think of any truly reflexive verbs? LOL!

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    • A: I am hungry. I haven't eaten.
      B: I am hungry myself. I haven't eaten either.


    (I have never before heard
    Of a reflexive verb.)

    :)

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    You can only pride yourself, can't you?

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    I have never heard of pride yourself before, but I know that one can take pride in oneself.

    :)

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