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Autor:  José Roberto
E-mail:  josezambon@terra.com.br
Data:  14/FEV/2006 12:41 PM
Assunto:  Himself/herself??
 
Mensagem: 

Traditionally himself has been used as a neuter pronoun for human beings, so in a test I'd pick this option out. I don't think that itself is proper for human beings (althought a number of people indeed use it for babies for example), if I was writing freely I'd choose themselves.

 

JR  


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Himself/herself??  –  Lucas  13/FEV/2006, 12:46 PM
Himself/herself??  –  Elaine  13/FEV/2006, 12:54 PM
Himself/herself??  –  Jeferson  13/FEV/2006, 10:21 PM
Himself/herself??  –  Breno  14/FEV/2006, 4:37 PM
Himself/herself??  –  Tiago T.  14/FEV/2006, 11:49 AM
 Himself/herself??  –  José Roberto  14/FEV/2006, 12:41 PM

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