“When I look in the mirror, I see me.”

MirrorWhy wrong: When the same person or thing is the performer and the receiver of the action in the same verb, a reflexive pronoun is used.  There are several of them:  myself, yourself, himself, herself, oneself, itself, ourselves, yourselves and themselves.  They should agree in person (first, second or third) and number (singular or plural) with the subject.  For more information, click here.

North AmericaCorrect it:  “When I look in the mirror, I see myself.

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“Are you proud of you?”

RegretsWhy wrong: When the same person or thing is the performer and the receiver of the action in the same verb, a reflexive pronoun is used.  There are several of them:  myself, yourself, himself, herself, oneself, itself, ourselves, yourselves and themselves.  They should agree in person (first, second or third) and number (singular or plural) with the subject.  For more information, click here.

Correct it:  Are you proud of yourself?

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