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ourselves

pronoun
phrases
pronoun
1 pronoun reflexive pronoun
► (as direct object of verbs in Irish)
muid féin  c m usinn féin  c m uwe dressed ourselves ghléasamar muid féin, ghléasamar sinn féinwe'll hurt ourselves gortóimid muid féin, gortóimid sinn féinwe have to defend ourselves caithfimid muid féin a chosaint
► (with verb and preposition phrases in Irish)
we called ourselves Tom and Frank Tom agus Frainc a thugamar orainn féinwe told ourselves not to be silly dúramar linn féin gan bheith amaideachwe bought ourselves new bikes cheannaíomar rothair nua dúinn féin
2 pronoun referring back to uswe looked at ourselves in the mirror d'fhéachamar orainn féin sa scáthánwe drew a picture of ourselves tharraingíomar pictiúr dínn féinwe were talking to ourselves bhíomar ag caint linn féinwe were pleased with ourselves bhíomar sásta linn féin
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3 pronoun informal after 'be' in emphatic structuresmuid féin  c m usinn féin  c m umuidne féin  c m usinne féin  c m uit's ourselves muid féin atá ann, sinn féin atá annit was ourselves that used to be teachers there muid féin a bhíodh mar mhúinteoirí annit'd be ourselves who'd start it muid féin a thosódh é, muidne féin a thosódh éit's ourselves he was looking for muid féin a bhí sé a lorg, muidne féin a bhí sé a lorg 4 pronoun emphatic pronounmuid féin  c m usinn féin  c m uwe can tell him ourselves is féidir linn féin a rá leiswe have one ourselves tá ceann againn féinwhat about ourselves? céard fúinn féin?write a letter to ourselves or Áine scríobh litir chugainn féin nó chuig ÁineSéamas and ourselves were there bhíomar féin agus Séamas annwe thought of nobody except ourselves níor smaoiníomar ar aon duine ach orainn féinthey were in their twenties like ourselves bhí siad sna fichidí cosúil linn féin, ár ndála féin bhí siad sna fichidíwe ourselves didn't see the programme ní fhacamar an clár muid féinwe ourselves are suffering from the same disease táimid féin buailte leis an ngalar céannathe article referred to us ourselves thagair an t-alt dúinne féin 5 pronoun on our own, of our own accord, personallywe told him ourselves dúramar féin leis, muid féin a dúirt leis, sinn féin a dúirt leiswe chose the songs ourselves roghnaíomar féin na hamhráin, muid féin a roghnaigh na hamhráinwe ourselves buy it muid féin a cheannaíonn é, sinn féin a cheannaíonn é
phrases

all by ourselves

(also

by ourselves

) 1 alonelinn féininár n-aonarasainn féinwe live all by ourselves táimid inár gcónaí linn féin, cónaímid inár n-aonar, táimid inár gcónaí asainn féin 2 without help from other peopleasainn féinas ár stuaim féinwe did it all by ourselves rinneamar é go léir asainn féin, rinneamar an t-iomlán as ár stuaim féin

all to ourselves

(also

to ourselves

) dúinn féindúinn féin amháinwe had the house all to ourselves bhí an teach againn dúinn féin

to be ourselves

we weren't ourselves last night ní rabhamar istigh linn féin aréir, ní rabhamar ar ár nós féin aréir, ní rabhamar ar ár ndóigh féin aréir

to feel ourselves

1 in our normal mood or statewe weren't feeling ourselves níor airíomar istigh linn féin, níor mhothaíomar ar ár ndóigh féin 2 to feel wellwe don't feel ourselves today nílimid ar fónamh inniu, nílimid ag mothú go rómhaith inniu

to keep ourselves to ourselves

coinneáil chugainn féinwe kept ourselves to ourselves níor bhacamar le daoine eile, níor chuireamar isteach ná amach ar aon duine, sheachnaíomar cuideachta

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