Bedeutung von “ourselves” — Learner’s Dictionary


pronoun us uk /ˌaʊəˈselvz/

A2 the reflexive form of the pronoun 'we':

We've promised ourselves a holiday abroad this year.

Mehr Beispiele


used for emphasis with the pronoun 'we' or when referring to yourself and at least one other person:

John and I arranged the wedding reception ourselves.
(all) by ourselves

A2 alone or without anyone else's help:

It's a big garden but we manage to look after it by ourselves.
(all) to ourselves

for our use only:

We arrived early and had the swimming pool all to ourselves.

(Definition von “ourselves” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)