Should you ever use 'themself' rather than 'themselves'? And if yes, then when?
We take a look at singular 'they' and its corresponding reflexive pronoun.
Jan 15, 2013 ... Although most authorities agree that it isn't currently part of the repertoire of
accepted reflexive pronouns, themself is not a rarity in today's ...
'Anyone who's found themself trying to navigate life's day-to-day reality in a
foreign culture will relate to Ko's means of reflecting displacement.' 'I hope no-one
Sep 8, 2015 ... You never use "by themself". There is no such a word as "themself". In some
informal context people use themself when the gender is not clear, ...
Furthermore, the use of themself as a singular and themselves as a plural is in "
clear parallel [to] common usage of the second-person forms, where yourselves ...
When people want a reflexive pronoun to go with singular they and them,
themself sometimes gets called upon to do the job—though if you're doing the
The question addressed in this article is whether "themself" can be used in some
cases instead of "themselves" with reference to a singular "they" or a singular ...
Jan 8, 2014 ... While both 'theirself' and 'themself' are sometimes used in this situation, neither
one is recognized as correctly spelled by word processors or is ...
I typed "themself" at first, but that doesn't work because it's not a word. You can't
turn the "self" singular and leave the "them" plural. Then I typed ...
I'm writing a reason as to why I was no longer needed as a caregiver. I'm having
problems deciding on whether I should use themself, ...