Example sentences for: ourselves

How can you use “ourselves” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • They would forget that we are products not just of evolution, but also of what we imagine ourselves to be.

  • Fashion in coiffure naturally relates to what's cool below the neck, but since we mostly grow our hair ourselves, its visual life has a stronger meaning than that of pants and shirts.

  • (See almost any random item for the past six months, or Bruce Gottlieb's recent piece on ".") How can we convince ourselves that this one particular IPO is a rational reflection of actual economic potential if all the rest are a reflection of something closer to clinical insanity?

  • The beauty of The Limey is that it takes a pretty standard pulp formula--wronged gangster turned vigilante avenger--and creates what amounts to an essay on the idea of "distance": from other people, from the effects of our own actions in the past, and from ourselves.

  • We will allow ourselves a slight detour to explore these religious ideas and to understand their impact on the theory of equality as it developed under the Fourteenth Amendment.

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