Translation of themselves in Spanish:
- 1.1 (reflexive) they behaved themselves se portaron bien they bought themselves a new car se compraron otro coche they only think of themselves solo piensan en sí mismos they were by themselves estaban solos/solas 1.2 (emphatic) ellos mismos, ellas mismas they're not affected by the problem themselves a ellos (mismos) no les afecta el problemaExample sentences1.3 (normal selves) the children aren't themselves los niños no son los de siempre I wish they'd just be themselves quisiera que se comportaran con naturalidad 1.4 (indefinite person or persons) if anyone's interested, they can find out for themselves si a alguien le interesa, puede averiguarlo por sí mismo
- Computers are made out of materials which are themselves subject to the laws of Nature.
- They are thus able to remain objects of desire without themselves being subject to it.
- What annoys me most about the whole subject is the attitude of a lot of smokers themselves.
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A piñata is a hollow figure made of cardboard, or from a clay pot lined with colored paper. Filled with fruit, candy, toys, etc, and hung up at parties, people take turns to stand in front of them blindfolded and try to break them with a stick. They feature in Mexican posadas