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