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Usage of myself

Post by Lucinka » Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:57 pm

Hi,

I would really appreciate if you could help me, because I have been looking for the answer almost everywhere....
I think I know how to use myself in a sentence. I have found several examples, but what about myself in this phrase:

Endless pain of myself
Smashed brain of myself
The veins of myself

Shouldn't it be : endless pain of mine, brain of mine, veins of mine?
Thank you very much for your response.

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Re: Usage of myself

Post by Joe » Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:03 pm

Yes you are right.

endless pain of mine :ok: , brain of mine :ok: , veins of mine :ok:
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Re: Usage of myself

Post by Lucinka » Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:07 pm

Thank you!😉

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Re: Usage of myself

Post by Lucinka » Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:14 pm

Ok, one more example concerning "myself", please.

"Dark suns for myself"
Is this possible?
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Re: Usage of myself

Post by Joe » Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:50 am

It might be possible, depending on exact context. In any case, poetic licence would almost certainly permit it. Otherwise, the "normal" form would be "Dark suns for me".
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