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    John's wife

    Please would you correct the mistakes in my sentence.

    John's wife told her husband that as long as there were naive people like himself, conmen will be successful.

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    Re: John's wife

    I am not a teacher.

    John's wife told her husband that as long as there were naive people like him, conmen would be successful.

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    I would change "himself" to "him". There is no justification for a reflexive pronoun there.

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    Re: John's wife

    How about "John's wife told him..."

    If she is John's wife, then "her husband" is him, right? No need to circumlocute.

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    Re: John's wife

    As long as "him" is John, I agree.

    Louis met John's wife in the street the other day. She (John's wife) told him that as long as there were ...
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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