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So and Neither

So and Neither
So… and Neither both show agreement with the speaker. 
So… shows agreement with an affirmative statement. 
Neither… shows agreement with a negative statement.
A: I’m a careful driver. B: So am I.

A: I’m not an aggressive driver B: Neither am I.

Because versus So

Because versus So

The subordinate conjunction because introduces a reason—it tells why. 
The conjunction so introduces a consequence or a result. 
Most accidents happen because people don’t pay attention. He didn't turn off the electricity, so he got a shock.

Reflexive Pronouns

Reflexive Pronouns

Use the reflexive  pronoun when the subject and the object are the same person. 

myself ourselves yourself yourselves 

Ex. He likes to look at himself in the mirror. 

himself/herself/itself themselves 

Note: You can also use the reflexive  pronoun to say that you did something without anyone’s help: I fixed the hair dryer myself.