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oneself

Pronunciation: /wʌnˈself/

Translation of oneself in Spanish:

pronoun/pronombre

  • [formal] (reflexive) se; (after prep) sí mismo; (emphatic use) uno mismo to cut oneself cortarse to enjoy oneself divertirse* if one looks after oneself si uno se cuida to talk about oneself hablar de sí mismo to do sth oneself hacer* algo uno mismo to experience sth 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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