usage note for yourself
How to use yourself in a sentence
“You are part of something older than yourselves,” is what the site says.Glenn Beck Is Now Selling Hipster Clothes. Really.|Ana Marie Cox|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I think that all you ni**ers need to…check yourselves out,” he said to laughter in his first big applause line of the evening.When Bill Cosby N-Bombed the Congressional Black Caucus|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To the St. Louis cops and others who are taking the protests personally: get over yourselves.
“Either you poison yourselves or you take this which shoots,” the boss says.Days of Mafia Mayhem Are Wracking Italy Once Again|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Seek sanctuary in the justice systems of your home countries by surrendering yourselves.An Ex-Radical's Open Letter to ISIS Fighters: Quit Now While You Can!|Maajid Nawaz|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Draw near to me, ye unlearned, and gather yourselves together into the hours of discipline.
You may read the horrible story for yourselves in the third chapter of the Second Book of Kings.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Assemble yourselves together, all you, and hear: who among them hath declared these things?
Strengthen yourselves, stay not: for I bring evil from the north, and great destruction.
Say to the king, and to the queen: Humble yourselves, sit down: for the crown of your glory is come down from your head.
British Dictionary definitions for yourself
- the reflexive form of you
- (intensifier)you yourself control your destiny