Personal And Reflexive Pronouns Sytina

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Put an appropriate pronoun in each blank (the sentences are informal).


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Jane? Yes, I spoke to ________ last week.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "her" because the speaker is confirming that they spoke to Jane last week. The pronoun "her" is used to refer to Jane, indicating that the speaker had a conversation with her.

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  • 2. 

    Nobody except ___________ knows where the key is kept, and I'm not telling you.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "me" because the sentence is stating that only the person referred to as "me" knows where the key is kept and they are not willing to share that information.

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  • 3. 

    Some actors love ________ too much.

    Explanation
    The sentence states that "some actors love themselves too much." This implies that the actors have a strong self-love or self-obsession. The word "themselves" refers to the actors, indicating that they have an excessive focus on their own well-being, appearance, or success.

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  • 4. 

    Mary bought a book and taught ____ to play the guitar.

    Explanation
    Mary bought a book and taught herself to play the guitar. This means that Mary learned to play the guitar on her own, without the help of anyone else. She used the book as a resource and was able to teach herself the necessary skills and techniques.

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  • 5. 

    John fell and hurt ____ yesterday.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "himself" because the word "hurt" is a reflexive verb, which means that the subject of the verb is also the object. In this case, John is both the one who fell and the one who got hurt, so the reflexive pronoun "himself" is used to show this.

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  • 6. 

    The ____ object of a verb is the thing being acted upon by the verb. Other words, the receiver of the action.

    • A.

      Indirect object

    • B.

      Direct Object

    • C.

      The object of a preposition

    • D.

      Personal object

    Correct Answer
    B. Direct Object
    Explanation
    The direct object of a verb is the noun or pronoun that receives the action of the verb. It answers the question "what" or "whom" after the verb. In the given sentence, the direct object is the thing being acted upon by the verb, and it is the receiver of the action.

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  • 7. 

    " She sits with me" - what objective pronoun is used?

    • A.

      Direct Object

    • B.

      Indirect Object

    • C.

      Object of preposition

    • D.

      Personal Object

    Correct Answer
    C. Object of preposition
    Explanation
    In the sentence "She sits with me," the objective pronoun "me" is used as the object of the preposition "with." The preposition "with" shows the relationship between the verb "sits" and the pronoun "me," indicating that the person being sat with is "me."

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  • 8. 

    "We bought a pound of apples." - what personal pronoun is used?

    • A.

      Personal Pronoun

    • B.

      Subject Pronoun

    • C.

      Object Pronoun

    • D.

      Possessive Pronoun

    Correct Answer
    B. Subject Pronoun
    Explanation
    The personal pronoun used in the sentence "We bought a pound of apples" is a subject pronoun. Subject pronouns are used as the subject of a sentence and include pronouns like "I," "you," "he," "she," "it," "we," and "they." In this case, "we" is the subject of the sentence, indicating that the speaker and at least one other person bought a pound of apples.

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  • 9. 

    You have to tell ________ what happened.

    • A.

      Themselves

    • B.

      Them

    Correct Answer
    B. Them
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Them" because in the given sentence, the subject "you" is being asked to tell someone else (third person) about what happened. Therefore, the appropriate pronoun to use in this context is "them" which refers to a group of people or a third person.

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  • 10. 

    Personal pronouns provide us with the following information.

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Number

    • C.

      Gender

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      Reflexive

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Personal pronouns provide us with information about person, number, and gender. They can refer to the speaker (first person), the person being spoken to (second person), or the person or thing being spoken about (third person). They can also indicate whether the pronoun is singular or plural, and whether it is masculine, feminine, or neuter. Reflexive pronouns are a type of personal pronoun that reflect back to the subject of the sentence. Therefore, the correct answer is "all of the above" as personal pronouns encompass all these aspects.

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  • 11. 

    I couldn't treat you any better if you were the Queen of England ______ .

    • A.

      Herself

    • B.

      Yourself

    • C.

      Myself

    • D.

      Her

    Correct Answer
    A. Herself
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "herself" because the sentence is expressing that the speaker could not treat the person any better if they were the Queen of England. "Herself" refers to the person being spoken to, indicating that the speaker would treat them with the utmost respect and kindness, just as they would treat the Queen of England.

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  • 12. 

     Help ______ to anything you need, Simon.

    • A.

      Herself

    • B.

      Himself

    • C.

      Yourself

    • D.

      Myself

    Correct Answer
    C. Yourself
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "yourself." In this sentence, the speaker is addressing Simon and telling him that they are available to help him with anything he needs. The pronoun "yourself" is used to refer to the person being addressed, in this case, Simon.

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  • 13. 

    Welcome to both of you. I hope you'll make ______ at home.

    • A.

      Ourselves

    • B.

      Yourselves

    • C.

      Themselves

    • D.

      Himself

    Correct Answer
    B. Yourselves
    Explanation
    The phrase "make yourselves at home" is a common expression used to make someone feel comfortable and relaxed in a new environment. In this context, the speaker is welcoming both individuals and hoping that they will feel at ease. Therefore, the correct answer is "yourselves."

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  • 14. 

    We will do most of the work ______ .

    • A.

      Myself

    • B.

      Yourself

    • C.

      Each other

    • D.

      Yourselves

    • E.

      Ourselves

    Correct Answer
    E. Ourselves
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ourselves" because the phrase "most of the work" implies that a group of people will be doing the work together. "Ourselves" is the reflexive pronoun that refers to the subject of the sentence, indicating that the work will be done by the speaker and the others in their group.

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