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American English: /ˌwənˈsɛlf/
British English: /wʌnˈsɛlf/

Translation of oneself in Spanish:


  • [formal] (reflexive)
    (after prep)
    sí mismo
    (emphatic use)
    uno mismo
    to cut oneself
    to enjoy oneself
    if one looks after oneself
    si uno se cuida
    to talk about oneself
    hablar de sí mismo
    to do something oneself
    hacer algo uno mismo
    to experience something for oneself
    experimentar algo uno mismo or personalmente
    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?
    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?

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