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    #1

    by myself, on my own, myself

    I will do it myself = 'I will do it, no-one else will.'
    I will do it by myself = 'I will do it, I don't need any help.'
    I will do it on my own = 'I will do it, I don't need any help.'

    I found the above from a closed thread talking about the differences between the underlined parts.

    If that's the case, does it mean by myself and on my own are in the same meaning?

    Thank you.

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    Re: by myself, on my own, myself

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    I will do it myself = 'I will do it, no-one else will.'
    I will do it by myself = 'I will do it, I don't need any help.'
    I will do it on my own = 'I will do it, I don't need any help.'

    I found the above from a closed thread talking about the differences between the underlined parts.

    If that's the case, does it mean by myself and on my ownhave the same meaning?

    Thank you.
    Yes.

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