How to Use 'Myself' and Other Reflexive Pronouns

Today's topic is how to use the word "myself." It's a reflexive pronoun just like "himself" and "herself." Take the quiz at the end!

Mignon Fogarty
5-minute read
Episode #641


  1. Let me know when you get home.
  2. I told him to send the email after lunch.
  3. Arthur told Duarte and me to lock the door.
  4. Send Juan and me a reminder.
  5. I see myself in the mirror.

Mignon Fogarty is Grammar Girl and the founder of Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out her New York Times best-seller, “Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing.


About the Author

Mignon Fogarty

Mignon Fogarty is the founder of Quick and Dirty Tips and the author of seven books on language, including the New York Times bestseller "Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing." She is an inductee in the Podcasting Hall of Fame, and the show is a five-time winner of Best Education Podcast in the Podcast Awards. She has appeared as a guest expert on the Oprah Winfrey Show and the Today Show. Her popular LinkedIn Learning courses help people write better to communicate better.