Is it their selves or themselves?

Is it their selves or themselves?

There is no such word as “theirselves” (and you certainly can’t spell it “theirselfs” or “thierselves”); it’s “themselves.”

How do you use themselves?

You use themselves instead of ‘himself or herself’ to emphasize the person you are referring to without saying whether it is a man or a woman. Themselves is also sometimes used as the object of a verb or preposition. Each student makes only one item themselves.

Is themself a word now?

Now that we can use the singular they, we have a new question: themself or themselves? In some instances, the singular themself is now acceptable. It’s not covered in the singular they entry, and the primary advice in the Q&A section is to avoid themself by rewriting your sentence.

When can we use themselves?

language note: Themselves is the third person plural reflexive pronoun. You use themselves to refer to people, animals, or things when the object of a verb or preposition refers to the same people or things as the subject of the verb. They all seemed to be enjoying themselves. The men talked amongst themselves.

Is People singular or plural?

So basically, both person and people can be used as singular nouns, people can be used as a plural noun and persons and peoples are also acceptable plural forms.

Which is the correct sentence?

Subject-Verb Agreement. In order for a sentence to be grammatically correct, the subject and verb must both be singular or plural. In other words, the subject and verb must agree with one another in their tense. If the subject is in plural form, the verb should also be in plur al form (and vice versa).

Is themselves grammatically correct?

Themselves is the correct word. Theirselves is nonstandard.

What is the plural of themself?

plural pronoun. them·​selves | \ t͟həm-ˈselvz, t͟hem- \

What is correct himself or his self?

Is it himself or his self? Himself is a reflexive pronoun that refers back to a male subject of a sentence or clause. Him self is a variant that should be avoided.

Is it proper to say they themselves?

Senior Member. ‘Them themselves’ is correct, but people get confused about compound pronoun phrases.

What pronoun has self or selves?

reflexive pronoun
A reflexive pronoun is a specific type of pronoun that is used for the object of a verb when it refers to the same noun as the subject of that verb. In English, these are the pronouns that end with “self” or “selves”: e.g., “himself,” “myself,” “ourselves,” etc.

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