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    by myself/myself

    Ask the patient to book the appointment by herself.(Is it incorret?)

    Ask the patient to book the appointment herself.

    Which one is correct? And what is the difference.

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    #2

    Re: by myself/myself

    by herself = alone/without any help
    herself = she does it not someone else

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    #3

    Re: by myself/myself

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    by herself = alone/without any help
    herself = she does it not someone else
    Thanks for your help!

    "By herself" can also mean without any help..
    Then, is it correct to say "Ask the patient to book the appointment by herself"?

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    Re: by myself/myself

    Quote Originally Posted by bh1234 View Post
    "By herself" can also mean without any help..
    Then, is it correct to say "Ask the patient to book the appointment by herself"?
    It is acceptable grammatically, though we are unlikely to want/need to say it.

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