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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /jɔːˈself/
- (US) IPA(key): /jɚˈsɛlf/, /jʊɹˈsɛlf/
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- Rhymes: -ɛlf
yourself (referring to the person being spoken to, previously mentioned, the reflexive case of you)
- (reflexive) Your own self (singular).
- Be careful with that fire or you'll burn yourself.
- You (singular); used emphatically, especially to indicate exclusiveness of the referent's participation in the predicate, i.e., that no one else is involved.
- You yourself know that what you wrote was wrong.
(reflexive) your own self
you, used emphatically
English personal pronouns
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yourself (plural yourselves)
your usual, normal, or true self
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