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    Correct use of the word: Yourself

    Is this the correct use of the word "yourself" in this sentence:

    Iím going to let yourself, Dustin and April work out the best time to meet.

    I'm thinking that the word "yourself" should be replaced with the word "you".

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    Re: Correct use of the word: Yourself

    Welcome to the forum, Mary.

    You are correct, though this is a commonly heard mistake.

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    Re: Correct use of the word: Yourself

    Hi!

    Could you give me a quick brief as to why in this case, the word Yourself isn't correct?

    I'd appreciate it!

    Thanks!

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    Re: Correct use of the word: Yourself

    The simple object pronoun 'you' is the appropriate form here; we don't need 'yourself', which is mainly used reflexively or emphatically:

    Be careful you don't hurt yourself.
    Don't blame me. You did it yourself.

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