unit50 - Unit 50: PERSONAL PRONOUNS We can use a personal...

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We can use a personal pronoun instead of a noun phrase (Unit 45) when we can already understand who or what. 1 Form SUBJECT OBJECT GENITIVE REFLEXIVE I me my mine myself You you your yours yourself He him his his himself She her her hers herself It it its itself We us our ours ourselves You you your yours yourselves They them their theirs themselves 2 Subject pronouns When the pronoun is the subject of the sentence (Unit 1) or the subject of a clause. Maria read for a few minutes. Then she went to sleep. John said that he had to go. Maria had done the test before so it was easy for her. These houses are very old. They were built 200 years ago. 3 Reflexive pronouns a When the noun after the verb is the same as the subject. Maria looked at herself in the mirror. = Maria looked at Maria. John has hurt himself. = John hurt John. Enjoy yourselves on holiday! (The subject is you. ) b To point strongly to the subject. I
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unit50 - Unit 50: PERSONAL PRONOUNS We can use a personal...

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