yourself

yourself
your·self <pl yourselves> [jɔ:ʼself, Am jʊrʼ-] pron
1) after vb dich;
if you apply \yourself and study hard, I'm sure you'll do well in the test wenn du dich anstrengst und viel lernst, wirst du die Prüfung sicher gut schaffen;
did you enjoy \yourself at the picnic? hat dir das Picknick gefallen?;
be careful with that knife or you'll cut \yourself! sei vorsichtig mit dem Messer, damit du dich nicht schneidest;
try to calm \yourself and tell us exactly what happened beruhig dich und erzähl uns genau, was passiert ist;
how would you describe \yourself? wie würden Sie sich beschreiben?;
help yourselves, boys bedient euch, Jungs
2) after prep to, for, at dir dat, dich akk;
do you always talk to \yourself like that? sprichst du immer so mit dir selbst?;
see for \yourself sieh selbst
3) (oneself) sich;
you tell \yourself everything's all right but you know it's not really man sagt sich, dass alles in Ordnung ist, aber man weiß, dass das nicht stimmt;
you should love others like you love \yourself - at least that's what it says in the Bible man soll andere lieben wie sich selbst - das steht zumindest in der Bibel
4) (personally) selbst;
you can do that \yourself du kannst das selbst machen;
you could write to him \yourself, you know du könntest ihm selbst schreiben, weißt du;
you're going to have to do it \yourself das wirst du selbst machen müssen;
to see/taste/feel/try sth for \yourself etw selbst sehen/kosten/fühlen/versuchen;
it's right here in black and white - read it for \yourself! hier steht es schwarz auf weiß - lies selbst!;
you \yourself ... du selbst ...;
you \yourself said that you sometimes find your mother a pain du selbst hast gesagt, dass deine Mutter manchmal nervt
5) (alone, without help) dich;
to keep sth for \yourself sich dat etw behalten, etw für sich akk behalten;
do you want to keep those sweets for \yourself? willst du die Bonbons [alle] für dich behalten?;
[all] by \yourself [ganz] allein;
did you carry all that heavy stuff in all by \yourself? hast du die ganzen schweren Sachen alleine getragen?;
to have sth [all] to \yourself etw für sich akk allein haben;
so have you got the whole house to \yourself this weekend? hast du das Haus übers Wochenende für dich allein?
6) (normal)
to be \yourself du selbst sein;
the best thing you can do is to go into the interview and just be \yourself das Beste, was du bei dem Bewerbungsgespräch tun kannst, ist ganz natürlich sein;
to not be/feel/seem \yourself nicht du selbst sein/zu sein scheinen;
to look \yourself wie du selbst aussehen;
you don't look \yourself in those jeans du siehst in den Jeans so fremd aus
PHRASES:
in \yourself (Brit) (dated) trotz allem;
I heard of your latest tragedy, but how are you in \yourself? ich habe von deinem letzten Unglück gehört, wie geht es dir trotz allem?;
how's \yourself? (fam) wie geht's?;
me and the wife are doing fine, thanks, and how's \yourself? meiner Frau und mir geht's gut, danke, und selbst? (fam)

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