♦ yourself

♦ yourself
♦ yourself /jəˈsɛlf/ /jɔ:ˈsɛlf/
(pl. yourselves)
A pron. rifl.
te stesso, te stessa, ti; voi stessi, voi stesse, vi; Lei stesso, Lei stessa, Si (forme di cortesia di 3a persona): You're looking very pleased with yourself, sembri molto soddisfatto di te stesso; Did you defend yourself?, ti sei difeso?; Why don't you pour yourself a drink?, perché non ti versi da bere?; Don't tire yourselves too much, non stancatevi troppo
B pron. enfat.
tu stesso, tu stessa; voi stessi, voi stesse; Lei stesso, Lei stessa; proprio tu (voi, Lei): Do it yourself!, fallo tu stesso (o tu stessa)!; Didn't you say so yourself, Mr Barrow?, non l'ha detto Lei stesso, Mr Barrow?; Please see to it yourselves, pensateci voi stessi (o ci pensino Loro), per favore; DIALOGO-Ordering wine- You taste it for yourself, assaggialo tu stesso; You told me yourself, me l'hai raccontato proprio tu; You yourself went there, ci sei andato tu di persona
by yourself, da te, da sé; da solo, da sola; senz'aiuto; solo, sola; senza compagnia: Finish it by yourself!, finiscilo da solo (o da sola)!; Did you do it by yourself, Miss Brown?, l'ha fatto da Sé, Miss Brown?; Were you (all) by yourself?, eri solo?; Why are you sitting by yourself?, perché te ne stai qui seduto da solo (o in disparte)? □ by yourselves, da soli, da sole; senz'aiuto; soli, sole; senza compagnia: You cannot do it by yourselves, non potete farlo da soli (o da sole) □ (fam.) Be yourself!, sii te stesso!, comportati con naturalezza! □ Help yourself!, serviti pure (a tavola, ecc.) □ You are not [You don't seem] quite yourself tonight, non sei il solito [non sembri tu] stasera □ You aren't acting like yourself, ti stai comportando in modo strano.

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