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Jan 13 2009   7:24PM GMT

Writing for business – me or myself?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

typing Which is correct?

I designed the new space to please ____ as much as I designed it to please the client.
a. me
b. myself

Answer: b

Myself is a reflexive pronoun. Although it’s often used incorrectly in business writing (and even more often in business speech), in this context, it’s the correct form.

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