myself vs me

myself me

Definitions

  • 1) that being which is oneself
  • 2) Used for emphasis.
  • 3) Used in an absolute construction.
  • 4) My normal or healthy condition or state.
  • 5) That one identical with me.
  • 6) Used reflexively as the direct or indirect object of a verb or as the object of a preposition.
  • 7) I or me in person; -- used for emphasis, my own self or person; as I myself will do it; I have done it myself; -- used also instead of me, as the object of the first person of a reflexive verb, without emphasis.

Examples

  • 1) So to see myself like that was a shock.
  • 2) I said to myself 'I have to run like him.
  • 3) I certainly didn't imagine myself with anyone like her.
  • 4) She said: 'I remember asking myself why they were all grey.
  • 5) He says:'I just want to shut myself away.
  • 6) He said: 'I told myself to stay calm.
  • 7) I think to myself: 'Where are these players going to go?
  • 8) I feel like I let myself down in job interviews?
  • 9) This is insulting to the majority of experienced teachers like myself who love new technology and how it improves teaching methods.
  • 10) It's all fresh produce which is very important for a superior fighting machine like myself!
  • 11) I was actually ashamed of myself for knowing very little.
  • 12) I was angry with her myself about something else.
  • 13) I still feel so ashamed of myself.
  • 14) I feel so ashamed of myself and so guilty for doing this.
  • 15) I feel disgusted and ashamed of myself.
  • 16) I can have fun without feeling ashamed of myself.
  • 17) I like to set myself challenges.
  • 18) I don't see myself going anywhere else.
  • 19) I didn't care about myself or anyone else.
  • 20) In other wars I like to drive myself.
  • 21) I can't see myself anywhere else other than leading that.
  • 22) I feel ashamed of him at times - and of myself for feeling like this.
  • 23) He said: 'I told myself to try to make a game of it.
  • 24) He said: 'I threw myself into my singing.
  • 25) He said: 'I see myself as a player who can make a difference.
  • 26) He said: 'I pride myself on not having any negative traits.
  • 27) I was sat there asking myself: 'Where did that come from?
  • 28) I often ask myself, 'Where will this end?
  • 29) ‘And yet part of me worries that to see myself as the subject of my own life story is in some way selfish.’
  • 30) ‘So when I was younger I bought some books on wine and educated myself on the subject.’
  • 31) ‘If I fall and hurt myself on an iced pavement I will sue this Council till their eyes water.’
  • 32) ‘For me, it was more about an internal battle and my need to hurt myself to show that there was a problem.’
  • 33) ‘Even worse, today my doctor asked if I ever thought about hurting myself or others.’
  • 34) ‘I got through it all without hurting myself and that was the most important thing.’
  • 35) ‘The worse part was facing up to what I had done to myself and the hurt I had caused my family.’
  • 36) ‘I wouldn't refer to myself as a snooker fan as such, but the game does fascinate me.’
  • 37) ‘I must tell myself that these sorts of accidents should not be met with anger by parents.’
  • 38) ‘In true teenage form I used to shut myself in my bedroom with it belting out the speakers.’
  • 39) ‘I sometimes learn my lines on public transport muttering them out loud to myself.’
  • 40) ‘I owe it to myself to go out on a limb and do something that reflects a little bit of character.’
  • 41) ‘I keep saying to myself that the most exciting thing in my life is success, and to stop being so afraid of it.’
  • 42) ‘I held my hands up to defend myself but I got a couple of boxes to the back of the head.’
  • 43) ‘I'm trying to keep myself busy, but every now and then I just break down in floods of tears.’
  • 44) ‘At least that's what my friend Dave said, when I went to pour myself a second glass.’
  • 45) ‘I found myself sitting at home all day when I could have been at school getting an education.’
  • 46) ‘The good thing about the delay, however, is that it gives me chance to go out and buy myself a new swimsuit.’
  • 47) ‘I would never forgive myself if I walked away, leaving somebody else to try to sort it out.’
  • 48) ‘Sometimes I like to rewards myself with presents, to let me know how much I mean to me.’
  • 49) ‘The main objection to prostitution by most people, myself included, is a moral one.’
  • 50) ‘I would write myself but apparently, it's very frowned upon to ask on your own behalf.’
  • 51) ‘It was tempting to write this review myself in what is supposed to pass for Scots.’
  • 52) ‘Most young people, myself included, do not commit crime or partake in acts of violence.’
  • 53) ‘I have seen hunting and have friends who have hunted, but I am not a hunting person myself.’
  • 54) ‘It is the best chance for ordinary people like myself to catch a salmon at a sensible price.’
  • 55) ‘The time has come to stop digging other people holes and dig some for myself.’
  • 56) ‘I'll be on the march myself, along with a sizeable number of people from my church.’
  • 57) ‘I myself forgot about these issues and most people are too polite to mention them.’
  • 58) ‘It's always nice to know that there are people out there who are even more pedantic than myself.’
  • 59) ‘The trouble is that I am always on the go, so the person who makes me go more than anybody else is myself.’
  • 60) ‘For myself I have also met up with people and been bemused about my lack of conversation.’
  • 61) ‘I had to ring one of the insurers myself to check the detail before writing this column.’
  • 62) ‘All she wants is to be hit on, when I myself am utterly annoyed with people hitting on me.’
  • 63) ‘I'm more interested to read what other people have to say and make the decision myself.’
  • 64) ‘I myself am the subject of the portrait that Sanjay commissioned about five years ago.’
  • 65) ‘When it came to the speakers I myself spoke first then Mrs Hill and finally the applicant.’
  • 66) ‘I pushed him aside and tried it myself but all I did was hurt the side of my body.’
  • 67) ‘Novices like myself can only watch and admire from the shore as the big sails and short boards hit the water.’
  • 68) ‘I myself have a highly combative relationship with the dumb brute stuff of the universe.’

Examples

  • 1) Jamie's appointed me team leader with Christian and Joanne working under me.
  • 2) There was the Jarawa campaign, which presented itself to me like a puzzle to be solved.
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