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Reflexive Verbs in the Present Indicative

A reflexive verb refers back to the subject who is performing the action. Following are some examples of reflexive verbs in English.

He hurt himself playing tennis.
The children enjoy themselves when we go to the zoo.
I consider myself somewhat intelligent.

In the above examples, the reflexive meaning of the verb is expressed with the use of myself, himself, and themselves. Sometimes, in English, the reflexive meaning is not explicit, but it is understood.

Her husband shaves (himself) every morning.
I dress (myself) very quickly.

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