Lesson 24

Parts of Speech - Pronouns

The personal pronouns myself, yourself, yourselves, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, and themselves are compound personal pronouns combining the personal pronoun with self or selves. They are used as reflexive pronouns. Carl hurt himself is an example of a reflexive pronoun.

Instructions: Find the reflexive pronouns in these sentences.

1. I should understand myself better.

I should understand myself better.

2. Ann bought herself two new hamsters.

Ann bought herself two new hamsters.

3. They can't help themselves.

They can't help themselves.

4. The boy cut himself on the broken glass.

The boy cut himself on the broken glass.

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