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    found himself temporary accommodation

    What is the difference between "found himself temporary accommodation" and "found temporary accommodation"?
    What is the usage of "himself"? To emphasize "on his own"?

    ex)Arriving in Sydney on his own from India, my husband found himself temporary accommodation in Parramatta. He moved in for a short time while he found a nice house for me and the kids when we arrived from overseas...

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    Re: found himself temporary accommodation

    The word himself could be omitted without changing the meaning.


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