反身代词是oneself ，根据所指词的人称、性别、单复数等的变化可以有myself, himself，herself，yourself，itself，ourselves，yourselves，themselves等形式，当one指人时，其相应的反身代词通常用oneself,在美国英语中也可用himself。反身代词可用作宾语、同位语、表语等。
He himself was a doctor.他本人就是一位医生。
Take good care of yourself.照願好你自己。
He has a right to decide for himself.他有杈为自己做出决定。
He made no complaint for himself.他没为自己抱怨什么。
She finally gained control of herself.最后她控制住了自己。
She could not make herself understood. 她不能使别人听懂她的话。
Everybody here has the influenza including myself.
The child cried himself to sleep.孩子哭着哭着睡着了 。
She convinced herself that it was so.她说服自己情况是这样的。
He had a couple of revolvers with which to defend himself.
The poor boy was myself.那个可怜的孩子就是我自己。
The ones who really want it are ourselves. 真正想要它的是我们自己。
【注】有吋用于be, feel, seem, look等后作表语，表示身体或精神处于正常状态。如：
I'm not quite myself these days.我近来身体不大舒服。
I'll be myself again in no time.我过一会儿就会好的。