reflexive

VERB + myself | yourself | himself | itself | herself

B1 Point 55 in the category of PRONOUNS is defined as: increasing range of singular reflexive pronouns with an increasing range of verbs to refer to actions where the subject and object of the verb are the same. A2 Point 12: range of singular reflexive pronouns (‘myself’, ‘yourself’) with a limited range of verbs (‘enjoy’, …

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himself | herself | myself | yourself

There are three very similar B1 points in the English Grammar Profile in the Category of PRONOUNS/singular reflexive Point 45 is defined as: ‘myself’, ‘yourself’, ‘himself’ and ‘herself’ after prepositions where the object of the preposition is the same as the subject of the verb. Point 65 is: ‘myself’, ‘yourself’, ‘himself’ and ‘herself’ for emphasis. …

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As for myself

Point 119 in PRONOUNS/reflexive is defined as: ‘as for myself’ as a discourse marker to introduce or focus on a personal opinion. FOR EXAMPLE:   TechRaptor Colors Live Quests and Challenges Test Your Art Skills As for myself, I am an artist in the loosest possible definition of the word; that is to say, I make art. 16 Dec 2020 A search in iWeb corpus for: . …

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by itself

Point 77 in the category of PRONOUNS is defined as: the reflexive pronoun ‘itself’ with ‘by’ to mean alone or without any help. collocates 4 spaces either side of ‘by itself’ in iWeb include: 1 ENOUGH 1922 2 CLASS 1155 3 SUFFICIENT 780 4 STAND 558 1416 5 MULTIPLIED 455 6 STANDS 366 7 MULTIPLY …

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yourselves

Point 75 in the category of PRONOUNS is defined as: the plural reflexive pronoun ‘yourselves’ for politeness. It is odd that a search for ‘yourselves’ produces no results on the EVP. The singular versions do exist however. yourself pronoun PERSON/PEOPLE ADDRESSED A2 yourself pronoun EMPHASIS B2 yourself pronoun PEOPLE GENERALLY B2   A search for collocations with ‘yourselves’ on iWeb: (does not mean the …

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GET + reflexive pronoun + past participle

You should get yourself checked by your doctor. This is an example of the B2 grammar point. point 18 in PASSIVES is defined as: reflexive pronoun with the ‘get’-passive [get] _ppx _vvn 1 GET YOURSELF CHECKED 313   The Indian Express Don’t miss your dental check-ups, here’s why If you get yourself checked at a …

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