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    by herself or by her alone

    Choose the appropriate pronoun:

    Although Margaret has several assistants helping her, the biggest part of the research was done by .... alone.

    a) her b) herself

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    Re: by herself or by her alone

    Quote Originally Posted by happys82 View Post
    Choose the appropriate pronoun:

    Although Margaret has several assistants helping her, the biggest part of the research was done by her alone.
    'by herself alone.' would be redundant.
    'by herself.' would also be correct.
    a) her b) herself
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