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    #1

    On my own

    "Please send a taxi I won't be able to come there myself "on my own" or "by myself". Please check.

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    #2

    Re: On my own

    Please send a taxi. I won't be able to drive myself.

    Two sentences.
    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: On my own

    No, if I have to say "I won't be able to come" then. Suppose I don't have car. What is the difference between "Myself", "On my own" and "By myself"?

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    #4

    Re: On my own

    I won't be able to come without a ride.
    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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    #5

    Re: On my own

    You say: go there, not come there. Come here.
    By myself/on my own means alone. They do not mean you need transport.

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    #6

    Re: On my own

    Please send a taxi, otherwise I won't be able to get there.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: On my own

    If I want to tell somebody that I won't be able to come myself then? Is myself not a good word to use in this manner?

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    #8

    Re: On my own

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    If I want to tell somebody that I won't be able to come myself then? Is myself not a good word to use in this manner?
    You were asking about "myself", but what might be an alternative?

    On the other hand, you are definitely free to say whatever you like.
    Why you won't listen to what other people, teaches and natives, are telling you is beyond me.

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