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    a picture of yours/you/yourself

    Hi,
    Suppose that I am chatting to a girl on PalTalk Messenger.

    1. Do you have a picture of yours?
    2. Do you have a picture of yourself?
    3. Do you have a picture of you?

    Which one is correct?

    Thank you.

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    Re: a picture of yours/you/yourself

    Quote Originally Posted by sb70012 View Post
    Hi,
    Suppose that I am chatting to a girl on PalTalk Messenger.

    1. Do you have a picture of yours?
    2. Do you have a picture of yourself?
    3. Do you have a picture of you?

    Which one is correct?

    Thank you.
    Only 2 is grammatically correct. However, almost everyone has a picture of themselves so it's a rather unnatural question. I imagine what you mean is "Can you send me a photo of yourself please?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: a picture of yours/you/yourself

    What if we say;

    4. This is the picture of you.
    5. This is the picture of yourself.
    6. This is the picture of yours.

    Again, number 5 is correct right?

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    #4

    Re: a picture of yours/you/yourself

    Quote Originally Posted by sb70012 View Post
    What if we say;

    4. This is the picture of you.
    5. This is the picture of yourself.
    6. This is the picture of yours.

    Again, number 5 is correct right?
    No. The rule for reflexive pronouns is that the antecedent (the word referred to) must be used for the pronoun. In the first group, "you" was used before "yourself". That is correct. In this case, only "this" and "picture" are used before "yourself". That is incorrect.

    I don't know the context here, but the other person would likely recognize his/her own picture. I am not sure what you want to say.

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    Re: a picture of yours/you/yourself

    Quote Originally Posted by sb70012 View Post
    Again, number 5 is correct right?
    You will hear native speakers using it, but it is also considered incorrect by many.

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