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    #1

    About pronoun ''himself''

    ''all Harry had to do
    was keep close behind him''

    Is it correct to say ''keep'' without ''himself'' in this sentence?

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    #2

    Re: About pronoun ''himself''

    Yes, you can leave it out.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: About pronoun ''himself''

    In my view it is better without "himself". You could also say "stay close behind him".

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