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Definición de “yourself” en inglés

yourself

pronoun (PERSON/PEOPLE ADDRESSED)    strong /jɔːˈself/ US  /jʊr-/ weak /jə-/ US  /jɚ-/ (plural yourselves)
A2 used when the subject of the verb is 'you' or the person being spoken to, and the object is the same person : Be careful with that knife or you'll cut yourself! Katie, control yourself!Reflexive forms A2 used for emphasis when the subject is 'you': Did you make the dress yourself? You can do that yourself.Reflexive forms be yourself to behave in your usual manner , rather than behaving in a way you think other people might like: The best thing you can do is to go into the interview and just be yourself.Behaving, interacting and behaviour (all) by yourself A2 alone or without help from anyone else : I'm amazed you managed to move those boxes all by yourself. Do you like being by yourself sometimes or do you get lonely ?AloneSeparateness and isolation in spaceUnaided and working alone (all) to yourself for your use only: So you've got the whole house to yourself this weekend ?Excluding not be/seem/feel yourself not to be, seem , or feel as happy or healthy as usual : Why don't you go home early if you're not feeling yourself? in yourself UK informal used when asking someone about their state of mind when they are physically ill : I know you must still be uncomfortable , but how are you in yourself?Moods Gramática:Pronouns: reflexive (myself, themselves, etc.)Reflexive pronouns end in -self or -selves. They refer back to the subject forms of personal pronouns (underlined in the example below):Gramática:Reflexive pronouns for same subject and objectWe often use reflexive pronouns when the subject and the object of the verb refer to the same person or thing:Gramática:Reflexive pronouns for emphasisWe can use reflexive pronouns for emphasis:Gramática:Reflexive pronouns + by meaning aloneWe often use reflexive pronouns with by to mean ‘alone’ or ‘without any help’:Gramática:Reflexive pronouns for politenessWe sometimes use reflexive pronouns instead of personal pronouns for politeness, but not as the subject of a clause:
(Definition of yourself pronoun (PERSON/PEOPLE ADDRESSED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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