myself
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myself(
may
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sehlf
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A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (reflexive)
a. me
Ouch! I hit myself with the hammer.¡Ay! Me pegué con el martillo.
2. (emphatic)
a. yo mismo (masculine)
I told him myself.Se lo dije yo mismo.
b. yo misma (female)
I'm going to fix the computer myself.Voy a arreglar la computadora yo misma.
c. mí mismo (masculine; used after a preposition)
I'm going to do it for myself.Voy a hacerlo por mí mismo.
d. mí misma (feminine; used after a preposition)
I can speak for myself.Puedo hablar por mí misma.
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myself
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (reflexive)
a. me
I hurt myselfme hice daño
2. (emphatic; male)
a. yo mismo
3. (female)
a. yo misma
I did all the work myselfyo mismo or yo solo hice todo el trabajo
I told her myselfse lo dije yo mismo
I'm not quite myself todayme siento un poco raro hoy hoy no estoy muy allá
4. (after preposition)
a.
I bought it for myselflo compré para mí
I live by myselfvivo solo
I realized I was talking to myselfme di cuenta de que estaba hablando solo
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myself [maɪˈself]
pronoun
1 (reflexive) me
I've hurt myself me he hecho daño; I couldn't see myself in the mirror no pude verme en el espejo
I really enjoyed myself
2 (emphatic) yo mismoamisma;a misma (after prep) mí; mí mismoamisma;a misma
I made it myself lo hice yo mismo; I went myself fui en persona; I talked mainly about myself hablé principalmente de mí (mismo)
3 (phrases)
by myself soloasola;a sola
I did it all by myself lo hice yo solo; I don't like travelling by myself no me gusta viajar solo; don't leave me all by myself! ¡no me dejes aquí solo!
I prefer to be by myself
a beginner like myself un principiante como yo
I'm not myself no me encuentro nada bien
I was talking to myself hablaba solo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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