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themselves British & World English

Used as the object of a verb or preposition to refer to a group of people or things previously mentioned as the subject of the clause

themselves English Thesaurus

See by oneself at by

above oneself British & World English

Conceited; arrogant

among British & World English

Occurring in or shared by (some members of a group or community)

not be oneself British & World English

Not feel in one’s usual physical or mental state

—— oneself sick British & World English

Do something to such an extent that one feels nauseous or unwell (often used for emphasis)

beside oneself British & World English

Overcome with worry, grief, or anger; distraught

despite oneself British & World English

Used to indicate that one did not intend to do the thing mentioned

take someone out of themselves British & World English

Make a person forget their worries

full of oneself British & World English

Very self-satisfied and with an exaggerated sense of self-worth

sure of oneself British & World English

Very confident of one’s own abilities or views

tod British & World English

On one’s own

can/could not help oneself in help British & World English

Cannot or could not stop oneself from doing something

gird one's loins British & World English

Prepare and strengthen oneself for future actions, typically ones that may be dangerous or difficult

be a law unto oneself British & World English

Behave in a manner that is not conventional or predictable

pleased with oneself in pleased British & World English

Proud of one’s achievements, especially excessively so; self-satisfied

in spite of oneself British & World English

Although one did not want or expect to do so

not be oneself in be British & World English

Not feel in one’s usual physical or mental state

beside oneself in beside British & World English

Overcome with worry, grief, or anger; distraught

despite oneself in despite British & World English

Used to indicate that one did not intend to do the thing mentioned

—— oneself sick in sick1 British & World English

Do something to such an extent that one feels nauseous or unwell (often used for emphasis)

wear oneself to a shadow British & World English

Completely exhaust oneself through overwork

be unable to hear oneself think British & World English

Used to complain about very loud noise or music

full of oneself in full1 British & World English

Very self-satisfied and with an exaggerated sense of self-worth

sure of oneself in sure British & World English

Very confident of one’s own abilities or views

look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves British & World English

If you concentrate on saving small amounts of money, you’ll soon amass a large amount

gird one's loins in gird1 British & World English

Prepare and strengthen oneself for future actions, typically ones that may be dangerous or difficult

be a law unto oneself in law British & World English

Behave in a manner that is not conventional or predictable

in spite of oneself in spite British & World English

Although one did not want or expect to do so

not be themselves in themselves British & World English

see be oneself, not be oneself at be.

wear oneself to a shadow in shadow British & World English

Completely exhaust oneself through overwork

be unable to hear oneself think in hear British & World English

Used to complain about very loud noise or music

look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves in penny British & World English

If you concentrate on saving small amounts of money, you’ll soon amass a large amount