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How to use itself in a sentence
Since the 1950s, fluoride has adapted itself to the prevailing concerns of the time.
“Gronkowski” itself never manages to sound more erotic than the name of a hearty Polish stew or a D-list WWE performer.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
While public interest in Ebola continues to dwindle, the epidemic itself continues to soar.
Finding the shop is a trip in itself and an introduction to a slice of history.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That apparently includes some members of the management of the airport itself and some air traffic controllers.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This mania for correction shows itself too in relation to the authorities themselves.
This is one of the most striking manifestations of the better side of child-nature and deserves a chapter to itself.
The well-worn aphorism of the Frenchman, “History repeats itself,” was about to assert itself.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Besides this fundamental or primary vibration, the movement divides itself into segments, or sections, of the entire length.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
I've never had time to write home about it, for I felt that it required a dissertation in itself to do it justice.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
British Dictionary definitions for itself
- the reflexive form of it 1
- (intensifier)even the money itself won't convince me