oneself
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oneself(
wuhn
-
sehlf
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (emphatic)
a. uno mismo (masculine) (third person singular)
It's far better to rely on oneself, than to depend on others.Es mucho mejor depender de uno mismo, en lugar de depender de otros.
b. una misma (feminine) (third person singular)
There is nothing more satisfying than learning to make repairs oneself.No hay nada más satisfactorio que aprender a hacer reparaciones una misma.
2. (reflexive)
a. se (third person singular)
It is of the utmost importance to know how to conduct oneself in these types of settings.Es de suma importancia saber cómo conducirse en estos tipos de ámbitos.
3. (after a preposition)
a. sí mismo (masculine) (third person singular)
It isn't always easy to talk about oneself with strangers.No siempre es fácil hablar de sí mismo con desconocidos.
b. sí misma (feminine) (third person singular)
It's important to be patient with oneself as a first time mother.Es importante ser paciente con una misma como madre primeriza.
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oneself
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (reflexive)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to look after oneselfcuidarse
to trust oneselfconfiar en uno(a) mismo(a)
to feel oneself againvolver a sentirse el/la de siempre
2. (emphatic)
a. uno(a) mismo(a), uno(a) solo(a)
to do something all by oneselfhacer algo uno(a) solo(a)
to see (something) for oneselfver (algo) uno(a) mismo(a)
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oneself [wʌnˈself]
pronoun
1 (reflexive) se
to wash oneself lavarse
2 (for emphasis) unoauna mismoamisma;a una a misma (after prep) sí mismoamisma;a misma
it's quicker to do it oneself es más rápido si lo hace uno mismo
3 (phrases)
to be oneself (behave naturally) conducirse con naturalidad
to be by oneself estar solo or a solas
to do sth by oneself hacer algo solo or por sí solo
it's nice to have the museum to oneself es agradable tener el museo para uno mismo
to look out for oneself mirar por sí
to say to oneself decir para sí; decirse a uno mismo
to see for oneself ver por sí mismo
to talk to oneself hablar solo
to come to oneself volver en sí
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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