Example sentences for: ourselves

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

  • Better, perhaps, to sort things out thoroughly in the short run, and to prevent even greater devastation for all concerned down the road--even if that means suffering a few casualties, or opening ourselves up to the charge of imperialism.NomadNet, a page on "Somalia, Peacekeeping, Relief & Economic Development Issues" run by Michael Maren, has been shut down, but its archives are still open.

  • We are generally capable of conducting ourselves in the company of others who have been group-educated to college level.

  • The book ends with a reflection on the argument between "those intellectuals who advocate an organic relationship with the black community and those who aspire to transcend ethnic considerations," suggesting, affably, that the choice must be left, in our individualist culture, for each of us to make for ourselves.

  • then charity and justice require that, setting aside accusation, we content ourselves with private correction."

  • When we find ourselves with a long word or phrase on our hands, we would normally expect to find an abbreviation to come to the rescue.


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