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himself

pronoun
 
 
/hɪmˈself/
REFLEXIVE A2 the reflexive form of the pronoun 'he': John always cuts himself when he's shaving.Reflexive forms
EMPHASIZE B2 used to emphasize the pronoun 'he' or the particular male person you are referring to: Do you want to speak to Dr Randall himself or his secretary? He made the bookcase himself.Personal pronouns
(all) by himself A2 alone or without anyone else's help: Joe made that snowman all by himself.Unaided and working alone
(all) to himself for his use only: Tim wants a desk all to himself.ExcludingParticular and individual
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