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What exactly is a reflexive and intensive pronoun?



 
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What exactly is a reflexive and intensive pronoun? #1 (permalink) Thu Sep 07, 2006 23:09 pm   What exactly is a reflexive and intensive pronoun?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #172 "Reflexive and intensive pronouns", question 1

One person who made ......... a career based on the sea was Rachel Carson.

(a) himself
(b) herself
(c) itself
(d) myself

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #172 "Reflexive and intensive pronouns", answer 1

One person who made herself a career based on the sea was Rachel Carson.

Correct answer: (b) herself
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what exactly is a reflexive and intensive pronoun?

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What exactly is a reflexive and intensive pronoun? #2 (permalink) Fri Sep 08, 2006 10:05 am   What exactly is a reflexive and intensive pronoun?
 

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They take the same form (-self), but with the reflexive use, the verb action 'reflects' back upon the subject-- I cut myself with my razor-- while in intensive use, the pronoun stresses the subject's action-- I myself think she is innocent.

That is a brief explanation.
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What exactly is a reflexive and intensive pronoun? #3 (permalink) Mon Oct 17, 2011 13:24 pm   What exactly is a reflexive and intensive pronoun?
 

a career based on the sea was the authoress Rachel Carson= the authoress Rachel Carson wrote the books concerning the sea?

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What exactly is a reflexive and intensive pronoun? #4 (permalink) Mon Oct 17, 2011 13:48 pm   What exactly is a reflexive and intensive pronoun?
 

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