exercises and solutions - reflexive pronouns
exercises and solutions about reflexive pronouns
Question 1 of 4
Match the personal pronoun to the according reflexive pronoun:
Question 2 of 4
fill into the blanks:
He talks to________ in his sleep. – He talks to himself in his sleep.
- He is so vain (eitel) he is only in love with (himself). She is looking at (herself) in the mirror. Why be a fake. Why not just be (yourself). C'mon get going, the work isn't done by (itself). We bought (ourselves) a new house. Are these people crazy? I saw them talking to (themselves). I see (myself) as the future husband of Paris Hilton.
Question 3 of 4
fill into the blanks if necessary.
- I (feel) great. (feel) I am not crazy, but sometimes I (talk) to (myself). (talk) I am going to (complain) about the service here. (complain) She (is) so in love with (herself), she (looks) at (herself) in the mirror all the time. (be) (look) I lost my wallet. I (hate myself) for it. (hate) Be quiet. I can't (concentrate). (concentrate) He's too old, he can't (change) any more. (change)
The following verbs do not require a relfexive pronoun:
argue . fall in love . lie down .
change . feel . meet .
complain . divorce . remember .
concentrate . hurry . sit down .
decide . imagine .
Question 4 of 4
Decide if to use themselves or each other and fill in accordingly: If no reflexive pronoun is required fill in an x:
- They know (each other). They looked at (themselves) in the mirror. They met (x) at a restaurant. They looked (each other) into the eye very deeply. Crazy people sometimes hit (themselves). They obviously like (each other). They have been talking for a long time.
each other In English you use each other
to express"one another"or mutually .
they hit themselvesmeans: their own bodies.
they hit each othermeans: they hit one another.