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usage note for ourselves
Words nearby ourselves
Example sentences from the Web for ourselves
We did ThunderAnt stuff for ourselves and just put it online, and then it blossomed into something else.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But we are afraid and we wonder to ourselves who will be next.
Expectations, reasonable or unrealistic, remain so even if we impose them on ourselves.Why Singles Should Say ‘I Don’t’ to The Self-Marriage Movement|Tim Teeman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cheat, in other words—on God, on our fellow man, ultimately, on ourselves.
It turns out that was really a wish to be a better version of ourselves.
Morse was a faithful teacher and took as much interest in our progress as—more indeed than—we did ourselves.The Age of Invention|Holland Thompson
We were just about drowned and stunned, and when we came to ourselves it was because the storm had passed over.Bunyip Land|George Manville Fenn
We agreed to say nothing about her, for we were ashamed of ourselves.Poor Jack|Frederick Marryat
"Well, we have done the best we can for ourselves," he said.The Yellow Crayon|E. Phillips Oppenheim
Whatever we do or are, we are of chief importance to ourselves.Library Notes|A. P. Russell
British Dictionary definitions for ourselves
- the reflexive form of we or us
- (intensifier)we ourselves will finish it