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Singular they is the use in English of the pronoun they, or its inflected or derivative forms, such as them, their, themself, or themselves, as a gender- neutral ...

'Themselves' or 'themself'? | Oxford Dictionaries

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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.

themself - definition of themself in English | Oxford Dictionaries

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The standard reflexive form corresponding to they and them is themselves, as in they can do it themselves. The singular form themself, first recorded in the 14th ...

themself - Wiktionary

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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 ...

Themself | Merriam-Webster

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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 calling ...

Grammar Question: Themself? — Penny Arcade

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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 ...

When do you use 'by themself' versus 'by themselves'? - Quora

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Themself” is not considered standard English in the United States, so “by themselves” would always be preferred. However, in British English, “themself” may be ...

Legistics - Themself or Themselves?

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Jan 7, 2015 ... The question addressed in this article is whether "themself" can be used in some cases instead of "themselves" with reference to a singular ...

themself or themselves in singular | Antimoon Forum

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Mar 18, 2010 ... When 'them' is used to designate an unidentified person, do you use "themselves " or "themself"? For example: <<Would you bother attempting ...

themself | meaning of themself in Longman Dictionary of ...

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themself meaning, definition, what is themself: used when you are talking about one pers...: Learn more.

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Is 'themself' a real word? | OxfordWords blog

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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 ...

themself definition and synonyms | Macmillan Dictionary

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Define themself and get synonyms. What is themself? themself meaning, pronunciation and more by Macmillan Dictionary.

Themself | Define Themself at Dictionary.com

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Themself definition, themselves: The kids began laughing at themself. Everyone who got the right answer can congratulate themself. The teacher introduced ...