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your·self(yo͝or-sĕlf′, yôr-, yər-)
your•self(yʊərˈsɛlf, yɔr-, yoʊr-, yər-)
pron., pl. -selves (-ˈsɛlvz)
When you is the subject of a verb and refers to one person, you use yourself as the object of the verb or of a preposition in the clause to refer to the same person.
When you refers to more than one person, you use yourselves as the object of the verb or preposition.
Yourself and yourselves are often used in imperative structures.
Yourself and yourselves can also be used to emphasize the subject of a clause.
If you do something yourself, you do it without any help from anyone else.
When you are using you to refer to people in general, the reflexive form is yourself, not 'yourselves'.
yourself[jəˈself] PRON (yourselves (pl)) [jəˈselvz]
you did it yourself → tú mismo lo hiciste
do it yourself! → ¡hazlo tú mismo!
you yourself said so → tú mismo lo dijiste
yourself[jɔːrˈsɛlf jʊərˈsɛlf] pron
Have you hurt yourself, Amy? → Est-ce que tu t'es fait mal, Amy?
Have you hurt yourself, sir? → Est-ce que vous vous êtes fait mal, monsieur?
Tell me about yourself! → Parlez-moi de vous!
by yourself → tout seul(e)
yourself[jəˈsɛlf] pers pron (yourselves (pl)) [jəˈsɛlvz]
have you hurt yourself? → ti sei (or si è) fatto male?
have you hurt yourselves? → vi siete (or si sono) fatti male?
you yourself told me → me l'hai detto proprio tu, tu stesso me l'hai detto
(all) by yourself → (tutto) da solo