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1. Fill in the blank with a first-person singular pronoun (I, myself, or me). 'I accidentally cut ______ shaving.'

This is a “reflexive” pronoun, reserved for cases where the subject (“I”) and the object refer to the same person. If your barber takes a nick out of you, though, it’s “He accidentally cut me,” not “myself.”

This is a “reflexive” pronoun, reserved for cases where the subject (“I”) and the object refer to the same person. If your barber takes a nick out of you, though, it’s “He accidentally cut me,” not “myself.”

This is a “reflexive” pronoun, reserved for cases where the subject (“I”) and the object refer to the same person. If your barber takes a nick out of you, though, it’s “He accidentally cut me,” not “myself.”

I

 

Myself

 

Me

 
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