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my + -self





  1. You use myself when you are the doer and the receiver of an action.
    I taught myself.
  2. If you do something by yourself, you do it without any help or alone.
    I taught him myself.
  3. You use myself to emphasize that it is you and not somebody else.
    I know a lot of people love coffee, but I myself don't really like it.

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Singular Plural
Subject Object Possessive 1 Possessive 2 Reflexive Subject Object Possessive 1 Possessive 2 Reflexive
First I me my mine myself we us our ours ourselves
Second you you your yours yourself you you your yours yourselves
Third Feminine she her her hers herself they them their theirs themselves
Masculine he him his his himself
Impersonal it it its its itself