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I ask because I found very few hits on Google.

Example sentence:

Our knees almost touched, so I wriggled myself away from her a few centimeters.

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  • Ŝajnas, ke ‘wriggle’ estas miselekto por ‘wiggle’. Cetere, en Merko, en la ĉiutaga lingvaĵo, ni ne diras na ‘centimeters’, sed ‘inches’. Do, mi dirus, “Our knees almost touched, so I wiggled myself away from her a few inches.” – Mike Jones May 17 '17 at 13:15
  • @MikeJones, is there some reason you keep commenting in Esperanto? I mean, I like Esperanto myself, but this is English Language Learners.SE. – stangdon May 17 '17 at 17:34
  • @stangdon: it's my way of throwing up a red flag on the notion that to ask a question about English you have to already know English. This ought to be an Esperanto-hosted site. – Mike Jones May 19 '17 at 8:31
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Interesting question. Syntactically this is correct! I would however word it:

Our knees almost touched, so I wriggled a few centimeters away from her.

That would sound more natural in my opinion.

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    So "myself" is superfluous here. – alex May 17 '17 at 17:01

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