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Rule "emphatic reflexive pronouns (I myself)"

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Description: emphatic reflexive pronouns (I myself)
By default, this rule is not active in LanguageTool because its category is not active by default
Message: Although '\1 \2' is correct, it is not always necessary. If possible, use only \1.
Category: Plain English (ID: PLAIN_ENGLISH)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/reflexive-pronouns/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Only you yourself can do it.
    Correction suggestion: you
  • Only you yourselves can do it.
    Correction suggestion: you
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: EMPHATIC_REFLEXIVE_PRONOUNS [2]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-08-10 20:33:03 +0000)