check pronoun 'itself' in the sentence for me for me


is the sentence 'mankind is a pest to itself' correct?

asked Dec 27 '11 at 09:19 yaa ofosu New member

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Itself is fine, but mankind needs to be capitalized.  You could find another synonym for pest as well.  Pest isn't wrong, but perhaps nuisance or menace would sound better.

link comment answered Dec 27 '11 at 13:45 Jody M. Expert

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