French translation of 'myself'
1. (reflexive) me
I’ve hurt myself. Je me suis fait mal.
I really enjoyed myself. Je me suis vraiment bien amusé.
... when I look at myself in the mirror. ... quand je me regarde dans la glace.
2. (= without help) moi-même
I made it myself. Je l’ai fait moi-même.
all by myself tout(e) seul(e)
3. (after prep) moi
I don’t like talking about myself. Je n’aime pas parler de moi.
by myself (= alone) tout seul
I don’t like travelling by myself. Je n’aime pas voyager tout seul.
5. (emphatic) personnellement
I couldn’t have put it better myself je n’aurais pas mieux dit
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Example Sentences Including 'myself'
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I can't see myself anywhere else other than leading that.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I feel disgusted and ashamed of myself.The Sun (2014)
I feel like I let myself down in job interviews?The Sun (2016)
I like to set myself challenges.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
I often ask myself, 'Where will this end?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I still feel so ashamed of myself.The Sun (2012)
In other wars I like to drive myself.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He said: 'I see myself as a player who can make a difference.The Sun (2012)
He said: 'I told myself to stay calm.The Sun (2016)
He says:'I just want to shut myself away.The Sun (2016)
I don't see myself going anywhere else.The Sun (2012)
I said to myself 'I have to run like him.The Sun (2016)
I think to myself: 'Where are these players going to go?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I was sat there asking myself: 'Where did that come from?Times, Sunday Times (2014)
I certainly didn't imagine myself with anyone like her.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I didn't care about myself or anyone else.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He said: 'I pride myself on not having any negative traits.The Sun (2015)
He said: 'I threw myself into my singing.The Sun (2015)
He said: 'I told myself to try to make a game of it.The Sun (2006)
I can have fun without feeling ashamed of myself.The Sun (2015)
I feel ashamed of him at times - and of myself for feeling like this.The Sun (2008)
I feel so ashamed of myself and so guilty for doing this.The Sun (2013)
I was actually ashamed of myself for knowing very little.The Sun (2012)
I was angry with her myself about something else.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It's all fresh produce which is very important for a superior fighting machine like myself!The Sun (2013)
She said: 'I remember asking myself why they were all grey.The Sun (2016)
So to see myself like that was a shock.The Sun (2016)
This is insulting to the majority of experienced teachers like myself who love new technology and how it improves teaching methods.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'myself'
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'myself' in Other Languages
British English: myself /maɪˈsɛlf/ PRONOUN
You use myself when you are talking about yourself.
I hurt myself when I fell down.
- American English: myself
- Arabic: نَفْسِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: eu mesmo
- Chinese: 我自己
- Croatian: sebe
- Czech: se
- Danish: mig selv
- Dutch: mijzelf
- European Spanish: me
- Finnish: minä itse
- French: moi-même
- German: ich selbst
- Greek: εγώ ο ίδιος
- Italian: me stesso
- Japanese: 私自身
- Korean: 내 자신
- Norwegian: meg selv
- Polish: siebie
- European Portuguese: a mim mesmo
- Romanian: eu însumi/însămi
- Russian: себя
- Spanish: me
- Swedish: mig själv
- Thai: ตัวของฉัน
- Turkish: kendim
- Ukrainian: себе
- Vietnamese: chính tôi
Translation of myself from the Collins English to French Dictionary