Each(of), both (of), either, neither
• Each as a pronoun, refers to two or more things or people separately
If two players win, they each get an extra card/ each of them gets…
The winners receivedeach.
• Both as a pronoun refers to two things or people together.
They both arrived at the same time. Both (of them) arrived at the same time
I like them both. I like both of them.
• Either (of)means one or the other, when it doesn´t matter which one. It uses a singular verb. Not…
Either is also possible.
These two colours are both fine. We can use either. Either of them is suitable.
No,we can´t use either of them.
• Neither (of) is the negative form, meaning not one nor the other.
I don´t like these two colours. We can´t use either. Neither of them is suitable.
Each other, oneanother, one… the other
• Each other refers to two or more things or people each doing something to the other.
The two men accused each other of stealing the money.
• One another has the samemeaning. Some speakers prefer to use each other for two things or people, and one another for more than two.
When they get into difficulties, all the children help one another
• Someverbs use a reflexive pronoun (eg myself) to refer back to the subject.
I blame myself for what happened. I hope you enjoy yourselves.
Other reflexive verbs include cut, hurt, introduce. These verbscan also have normal objects.
• Dress, wash, shave often have a reflexive but it is not necessary
Hurry up and dress (yourself)
• Reflexives are also used with verbs like see , help, give in someexpressions.
Then he saw himself in the mirror. I couldn´t help myself. She gave herself a pat on the bark.
Someone, anyone, everyone, no-one, (somebody, something, etc.)
• These pronouns can...