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"Reciprocal pronouns are used when two or more subjects (people or things) are doing the same thing, and experiencing the same consequences."
The term “reciprocate” means to give in return. A reciprocal pronoun is a pronoun used to identify an action or feeling that is reciprocated. For this reason, it always refers to more than one person. Reciprocal pronouns used to indicate that two or more people are carrying out or have carried out an action of some type, with both receiving the benefits or consequences of that action simultaneously.
We use reciprocal pronouns in following situations:
• there must be two or more people, things or groups involved, and
• they must be doing the same thing.
Reciprocal pronouns are easy to use. To refer to two people, we normally use “each other.” To refer to more than two people we normally use “one another.”
The reciprocal pronouns are:
Reciprocal Pronouns show mutual relationship. e.g. each other, one another etc.
• The two girls met each other.
• The students helped one another in the team project work.
Note : Here each other shows relationships between two girls and one other shows relationship between more than two.
(2) Use of 'One Another':