yours truly


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yours

 (yo͝orz, yôrz)
pron. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
1. Used to indicate the one or ones belonging to you: The larger boots are yours. If I can't find my book, I'll take yours.
2. Used often with an adverbial modifier in the complimentary close of a letter: Sincerely yours.
Idiom:
yours truly
I, myself, or me: "Let me talk about a typical day in the life of yours truly" (Robert A. Spivey).

[Middle English, from your, your; see your.]
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yours truly

pron
an informal term for I, myself, or me
[from the conventional closing phrase used at the end of letters]
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yours′ tru′ly


pron.
I; myself; me.
[1790–1800]
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Translations
References in classic literature ?
"Weren't you listening to Captain Jim and yours truly the other night when we discussed that subject generally?
"You can't talk that way to yours truly. I got your number an' your tag, my son.
Yours truly." The rejoinder came back in a quarter of an hour.
She won't get far ahead of yours truly, you know," he added, winking.
Takes more'n a handful of them pesky critters to do for yours truly, Bill, my son."
again, meaning, for the rest of my life, to be only yours truly,--Wm.
"This is too much all at once for yours truly. Give me a chance to get my nerve.
Thus he was constantly addressed, even in minor notes on business, as 'Dear Rumty'; in answer to which, he sedately signed himself, 'Yours truly, R.
"With kind compliments from yours truly!" he said--and burst out laughing, and put her down again.
"And finally, the samba-tastic All Night Long, which even had yours truly tapping his foot to the music as the place went crazy."
The actress, who recently travelled to Busan International Film Festival for her film Yours Truly, said: "Every company should have zero tolerance on sexual harassment so that victims feel secure while taking a stand."
New Delhi [India], Sep 04 ( ANI ): Bollywood diva Alia Bhatt recently unveiled the poster of 'Yours Truly', an "extremely special" film, starring her parents together for the first time.