Dec 6, 2016

UNIT 82 • Myself / yourself / themselves etc.

16 cards
, 48 answers
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  • Complete each sentence using ‘myself’, ‘yourself’ etc. with one of these verbs (in the correct form):

    blame       ○      burn       ○      cut       ○      enjoy       ○      express       ○      hurt       ○      put
    • George while he was shaving this morning.
      Bill fell down some steps but fortunately he didn’t badly.
      It isn’t her fault. She really shouldn’t
      Please try and understand how I feel. in my position.
      They had a great time. They really
      Be careful! That pan is very hot. Don’t
      Sometimes I can’t say exactly what I mean. I wish I could better.

    • Put in ‘myself’, ‘yourself’, ‘ourselves’ etc. or ‘me’, ‘you’, ‘us’ etc.
      • Julia had a great holiday. She enjoyed
        It’s not my fault. You can’t blame
        What I did was very wrong. I’m ashamed of
        We’ve got a problem. I hope you can help
        A: Can I take another biscuit?
        B: Of course. Help
        Take some money with in case you need it.
        Don’t worry about Tom and me. We can look after
        I gave them a key to our house so that they could let in.
        When they come to visit us, they always bring their dog with

      • Complete these sentences. Use ‘myself’, ‘yourself’ etc. only where necessary.
        • Martin decided to grow a beard because he was fed up with  . . . 
          • shaving
          • shaving himself

        • I wasn’t very well yesterday but I  . . . 
          much better today.
          • feel
          • feel myself

        • She climbed out of the swimming pool and  . . . 
          dried herself
          with a towel.
          • dried
          • dried herself

        • I tried to study but I just couldn’t  . . . 
          • concentrate.
          • concentrate myself

        • If somebody attacks you, you need to be able to  . . . 
          defend yourself
          • defend
          • defend yourself

        • I’m going out with Chris this evening. We’re  . . . 
          at the station at 7.30.
          • meeting
          • meeting ourselves

        • You’re always rushing around. Why don’t you sit down and  . . . 
          • relax
          • relax yourself

        • There was no water, so we couldn’t  . . . 
          • wash
          • wash ourselves

      • Complete the sentences with ‘~selves’ or ‘each other’.
        • How long have you and Bill known
          If people work too hard, they can make ill.
          I need you and you need me. We need
          In Britain friends often give presents at Christmas.
          Some people are very selfish. They only think of
          Nora and I don’t see very often these days.
          We couldn’t get back into the house. We had locked out.
          They’ve had an argument. They’re not speaking to at the moment.
          We’d never met before, so we introduced to

        • Complete the answers to the questions using ‘myself’, ‘yourself’, ‘itself’ etc.
          • A:       Who repaired the bicycle for you?
            B:       Nobody. I

            • A:       Did Brian have his hair cut by a hairdresser?
              B:       No, He cut

              • A:       Do you want me to post that letter for you?
                B:       No, I’ll

                • A:       Who told you that Linda was getting married?
                  B:       Linda
                  B:       Linda

                  • A:       Can you phone John for me?
                    B:       Why can’t you

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