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English definition of “myself”


pronoun    /mɑɪˈself/
the person speaking ; the reflexive form of I: I found myself addressing a tall elegant man in his mid-forties. Myself is sometimes used to emphasize I as the subject of a sentence : I myself prefer to skip lunch . Myself is sometimes used instead of I or me: They very kindly invited my sister and myself to the party . I live by myself (= alone ) in a small apartment in Brooklyn. I had to do the whole job (all) by myself (= alone and without help from anyone). I just need some time to myself (= for my own use).
(Definition of myself pronoun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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