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toi-même

English translation of toi-même

yourself

The French equivalent for 'yourself' is 'toi-même'. It's often used in the same contexts as the English word, e.g., when referring to the person you're speaking to. Like in English, it's primarily used in reflexive contexts and to emphasize the individuality of the person being referred to. For instance, 'Believe in toi-même' translates to 'Believe in yourself'.


Example sentences using: toi-même

Tu peux le faire toi-même.

English translation of Tu peux le faire toi-même.

You can do it yourself.

This phrase is often used to encourage someone that they have the ability to perform a task or action on their own.

Respecte toi-même avant tout.

English translation of Respecte toi-même avant tout.

Respect yourself above all.

This phrase is often used to suggest the important of self-respect before considering other factors.

Accepte toi-même comme tu es.

English translation of Accepte toi-même comme tu es.

Accept yourself as you are.

This phrase is often used to suggest that one should love and accept themselves just the way they are.

Concentrez-vous sur toi-même.

English translation of Concentrez-vous sur toi-même.

Focus on yourself.

This phrase is often used in the context of suggesting someone to concentrate on their own actions or wellbeing instead of worrying about others.

C'est toi-même qui as decidé.

English translation of C'est toi-même qui as decidé.

It's you yourself who decided.

This phrase is used to emphasize that the person being addressed made the decision all by themselves.

Compare toi-même aux autres.

English translation of Compare toi-même aux autres.

Compare yourself to the others.

This phrase is often used to instruct someone to make a comparison of themselves with others.

C'est toi-même qui l'as voulu.

English translation of C'est toi-même qui l'as voulu.

It is you who wanted it.

This phrase is often used to remind someone that they were the ones who wanted or asked for something.

Prends soin de toi-même.

English translation of Prends soin de toi-même.

Take care of yourself.

This phrase is often used to express concern for someone else's well-being.

Tu as fait cela toi-même?

English translation of Tu as fait cela toi-même?

You did that yourself?

This phrase is used when the speaker is surprised or seeking confirmation that the listener did the action on their own.

C'est toi-même qui m'a dit ça.

English translation of C'est toi-même qui m'a dit ça.

It's you yourself who told me that.

This phrase implies that the speaker is reminding the listener about something they said. 'Toi-même' is being used here to emphasize that the person being addressed did the action mentioned.

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