as reflexive personal pronoun: solo piensa en sí mismo (he only thinks of himself).

Sometimesserves to replace third person pronouns, both singular (él, ella or usted) and plural (ellos, ellas, ustedes).

Puede hacerlo por mismo puede hacerlo él mismo. 

He can do it himself.

Pueden hacerlo por mismas →pueden hacerlo ellas mismas.

They can do it themselves.

In these cases:

  • must always go after a preposition (a, de, por, para, etc.).

Los seguidores del equipo no cabían en sí de gozo.

The team's supporters could not contain their joy.

  • It is used to refer to reflexive actions (i.e. those performed and received by the same person).

Ana tiene mucha confianza en sí misma.

Ana has a lot of self-confidence.

Note: when follows the preposition con, it changes to consigo.

Trajo al gato consigo.

He brought the cat with him.

Still facing difficulties with 'Sí as reflexive personal pronoun: solo piensa en sí mismo (he only thinks of himself).'? Learn and enhance your Spanish grammar through our online Spanish course. Start with a free test and improve today!

What our users say:



I enjoy doing my online Spanish lessons. Only ten minutes daily are enough...Thank you!



I love your innovative method which allows me to learn a new language and have fun at the same time!



Your method is unique! Your courses have helped me to progress and gain confidence during my travels.



Gymglish has allowed me to improve my Spanish. A daily routine I wouldn't miss for anything in the world!

More testimonials.

Improve your Spanish further and test Hotel Borbollón, online Spanish lessons.