What part of speech is “ourselves”

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ourselves is a reflexive pronoun that is used to refer back to the subject of a sentence or clause. This allows the speaker or writer to refer back to themselves in the third person.

1. We congratulated ourselves on completing the project.

2. We must take care of ourselves first.

3. Ourselves has been the only team to win the championship two years in a row.

when using ourselves, it is important to recognize that it should only be used when the subject can be expressed in plural form. This means that if the subject in the sentence is singular, ourselves should not be used.

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