pronoun agreement myself or I

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The fledgling technological skills of my colleague and myself were not equal to the intricacies of the platform.

Should myself be "I"

pronoun asked Mar 24 '13 at 08:09 ailsa New member

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You should use 'I'. The reflexive pronoun needs to have an antecedent. An easy test is to take out the reference to the other person and see if it makes sense.

The fledgling technological skills of myself were not equal to the intricacies of the platform.

 

Here is an example of how reflexive pronoun works in a sentence. 'I' is the antecedent.

I see myself in the mirror.

link comment answered Mar 24 '13 at 10:57 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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