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pronoun ourselves pronunciation in British English /aʊə(r)ˈselvz/
Ourselves is a reflexive pronoun, being the reflexive form of we. It can be used especially in the following ways:
as an object that refers to the same people who are the subject of the sentence or who are mentioned somewhere earlier in the sentence: We all enjoyed ourselves.He asked us some questions about ourselves.
after 'we' for emphasis: We ourselves have to make these decisions.
 
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    used for showing that both you and a group that you are a part of are affected by or involved in an action that you do together

    We kept ourselves awake by playing card games.

    We will defend ourselves with all our strength.

    We are doing this for ourselves and our families.

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