What Are Reciprocal Pronouns?
Reciprocal pronouns are a type of pronoun used to express a mutual action or relationship between two or more individuals or things. They are used to indicate that two or more people are performing the same action towards each other or are in a mutual relationship.
Types of Reciprocal Pronouns
There are two reciprocal pronouns in English:
What Is Their Difference?
There is no difference between 'each other' and 'one another'; so, they can be used interchangeably. Pay attention to the following examples:
Mary likes Jane. Jane liked Mary. → Mary and Jane like
I know Liz. Liz knows me. → Liz and I know
Reciprocal pronouns are:
- Each other
- One another