You may have noticed that in the above sentences one another was used when three or more people or things were involved. That’s what some grammar experts state as correct, even though we don’t commonly use the phrase. But if only two people or things are involved, all agree to use each other.
In case you were wondering, reciprocal pronouns also have possessive forms. Adding the apostrophe “s” to the end of the reciprocal pronoun creates them. For example:
Since Carla and Angie both own clothes that the other can wear then this is correct expression of the possessive form.
Remembering which pronouns are reciprocal pronouns is easy since there are only two of them! Each other and one another are used when each of two or more people or things are acting in the same way towards each other. Reciprocal pronouns can only refer to a plural noun or multiple nouns because the feeling or action has to be shared in the sentence. That’s what reciprocation is all about.
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