pronoun[third person singular]
- 1 [reflexive] Used as the object of a verb or preposition when this is the same as the subject of the clause and the subject is stated or understood as ‘one’: it is difficult to wrest oneself away resolutions that one makes to oneselfMore example sentences
- They say the biggest challenge for one is to understand oneself.
- That's what comes from subjecting oneself to confusion and some painfully obvious bias on both sides of the argument.
- Why subject oneself voluntarily to the kind of pain involved in running 21K?
- 2 [emphatic] Used to emphasize that one does something individually or unaided: the idea of publishing a book oneselfMore example sentences
- These things could be learned from friends and relatives, or from reading the right kinds of books oneself.
- They take the easier way out, and when that comes to eating, it is easier to stop into a fast food restaurant than to prepare a meal oneself.
- Gelatin agar - is there a way to make it oneself?
- 3In one’s normal and individual state of body or mind; not influenced by others: freedom to be oneselfMore example sentences
- This is all true, although perhaps MC900 ftB is asking why the emphasis lies in being convincing, rather than being oneself.
- One just has to be oneself
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