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Jul 20 2008   2:16PM GMT

Quiz: Writing for business – 0721

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

super_hero.jpg Which is correct?

Only Bob and _______ were given superuser privileges.
a. I
b. me
c. myself

Answer: a

Explanation:

“I” is a subject pronoun.  In this sentence, I was given superuser privileges.

(You wouldn’t say “me was given superuser privileges” or “myself was given superuser privileges.”

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  • 1rabella
    Oh, if you could ever influence people to stop referring to themselves as "myself" I would be eternally grateful!
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