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novice_81

Senior Member
German
Hi

1. Thanks to my knowledge of English I can get communicated with everyone

2. Thanks to my knowledge of English I can communicate myslef with everyone.

Are both correct? Is the word "myself" in the second sentence necessary???
 
  • Thomas Tompion

    Senior Member
    English - England
    Hi Novice,

    I hope all is well with you.

    Neither is correct, I fear. One doesn't get communicated with people, and one doesn't communicate oneself with people either.

    I think I'd say, sticking as closely as I can to your sentence:

    1. Thanks to my knowledge of English everyone can communicate with me.
    2. Thanks to my knowledge of English I can communicate with everyone.

    I hope I've interpreted your meaning correctly.
     

    novice_81

    Senior Member
    German
    Hi Novice,

    I hope all is well with you.

    Neither is correct, I fear. One doesn't get communicated with people, and one doesn't communicate oneself with people either.

    I think I'd say, sticking as closely as I can to your sentence:

    1. Thanks to my knowledge of English everyone can communicate with me.
    2. Thanks to my knowledge of English I can communicate with everyone.

    I hope I've interpreted your meaning correctly.
    Hi

    I'm OK, thanks.

    So, my second sentence was pretty good, only without "myself."

    How about: Thanks to my knowledge of English I can make myself understood with everyone.
     
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