Tom and Paula kissed themselves in front of the mirror.

Richard C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Tom and Paula kissed themselves in front of the mirror.

It might be grammatically correct but it’s kinda creepy! Kwiziq has to cater for all tastes I suppose.

Asked 10 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Richard, 

I agreed that it does sound a bit strange ... however, the way the reflexive works both 'kissed each other' and 'kissed themselves' or plain 'kissed' can be conveyed.

The French lacking here methinks!

Tom and Paula kissed themselves in front of the mirror.

It might be grammatically correct but it’s kinda creepy! Kwiziq has to cater for all tastes I suppose.

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