Is the following correct?
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This is incorrect. You need the pronoun in this example to be the direct object of the transitive verb 'see'. 'Myself' is a reflexive pronoun which is not used as object. It is used, instead, for an action that returns to the subject (I see myself) or as an emphatic for a subject (I myself saw you at the mall.).
|link comment||answered Jun 01 '13 at 13:23 Ahmad Barnard Expert|
Ahmad is correct. When you use a reflexive pronoun in a sentence, the antecedent (the word the pronoun stands for) should be included in the sentence.
I did it myself.
They let themselves in the front door.
|link comment||edited Jun 01 '13 at 18:18 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow|
Everybody has given standard, classic, correct answers to your question, but I want to point out that it's becoming more and more common to hear some reflexive pronouns used in place of subject personal pronouns and personal pronouns when they're in a compound object (e.g., Jim and me). Here are some examples:
- A: Hi, Bill. How are you? B: Fine, thanks. And yourself?
- A: Everybody is confused, myself included.
- Those gifts were sent to Jean and myself.
|link comment||answered Jun 03 '13 at 20:33 Richard Firsten Contributor|
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