English version

herself

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishherselfher‧self /əˈself, hə-; strong hɜː- $ ər-, hər- strong hɜːr-/ ●●● S2 W1 pronoun [reflexive form of ‘she’] 🔊 🔊 1 WOMANPERSONALLY/YOURSELFused to show that the woman or girl who does something is affected by her own action 🔊 She cut herself on some broken glass. 🔊 She made herself a cup of coffee.2 WOMANEMPHASIZE a) used to emphasize that you are talking about one particular woman or girl 🔊 It must be true that she’s leaving because she told me so herself. 🔊 The ornate Town Hall was opened by Queen Victoria herself. b) used after ‘like’, ‘as’, or ‘except’ instead of ‘her’ 🔊 She met other mothers in the same situation as herself.3 (all) by herself4 not be/feel/seem herself5 have something (all) to herself