English version

in themselves

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin themselvesin themselves (also in and of themselves)XX considered without other related ideas or situations The carvings are works of art in themselves, even disregarding their religious significance. themselves
Examples from the Corpus
in themselvesThe photographs from Salomon Brothers' annual reports tell a tale in themselves.The ritual and the rules were never simply an end in themselves.Web pages used to be a miracle in themselves.Words in themselves are seldom either active or inert.Additionally, the bibliographic records owned by both Libraries are in themselves commercially valuable.Some letters were pictures in themselves, containing miniature dragons, wyverns, centaurs and other mythical beasts.The carvings are works of art in themselves, even disregarding their religious significance.While standard educational practices are not in themselves root causes of work inhibition, these practices usually exacerbate the problem.The design and administration of transitional rules in themselves suggest high short-run costs that may well outweigh discounted long-run benefits.
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