The word reciprocal itself gives the meaning of reciprocity, and the reciprocal pronoun is a type of pronoun used to point to two or more people who are the subjects of the same verb in a sentence. This pronoun always performs as the verbs’ object, referring back to the two or more people acting as subjects.
The reciprocal pronoun is only used in a sentence when more than one subject performs the same function or action regarding a verb in a sentence. We cannot use these pronouns with subjects like I, you, he, she, and it, respectively.
Types of Reciprocal Pronoun
- Each other, one another, etc., are only two reciprocal pronouns.
The reciprocal pronouns are also used possessive by applying apostrophe and s at the end.
- Each other’s, one another’s, respectively.
Examples of Reciprocal Pronouns in Sentences
- We give each other gifts in exchange.
- The entire class congratulated one another after the exams.
- The thieves are trying to help each other to rescue the cops.
- The boats are striking each other because of the tides.
- Both of them are throwing the pillows on one another while playing.
- Johnson and Juliet are supporting each other in their bad days.
- They have settled with each other
- The opponents are blaming one another for the culprit.
- We can’t see each other from the mirror.
- Andrew and Joseph are trying to help each other during pandemics.
List of Reciprocal Pronouns
- Each other
- One another.