Term: Reciprocal Pronouns

Definition:

Phrases like 'each other' or 'one another' are reciprocal pronouns. They show that an action is two-way:

Jane and Helen greeted each other. (this means that Jane greeted Helen and Helen greeted Jane)


 

See Also: Reflexive Pronoun; Possessive Adjective; Demonstrative Adjective; Negative Pronoun; Possessive Pronoun

Category: Pronouns