themselves in the Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary

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themselves [Brit ð(ə)mˈsɛlvz, Am ðəmˈsɛlvz, ðəmˈsɛlvz] PRON When used as a reflexive pronoun, direct and indirect, themselves is translated by se (or s' before a vowel or mute h).
When used as an emphatic the translation is eux-mêmes in the masculine and elles-mêmes in the feminine: they did it themselves = ils l'ont fait eux-mêmes or elles l'ont fait elles-mêmes.
After a preposition the translation is eux or elles or eux-mêmes or elles-mêmes: they bought the painting for themselves = ( masculine or mixed gender) ils ont acheté le tableau pour eux or pour eux-mêmes; ( feminine gender) elles ont acheté le tableau pour elles or pour elles-mêmes.

himself [Brit hɪmˈsɛlf, Am hɪmˈsɛlf] PRON When used as a reflexive pronoun, direct and indirect, himself is translated by se ( s' before a vowel): he's enjoying himself = il s'amuse bien; he's cut himself = il s'est coupé.
When used in emphasis the translation is lui-même: he himself didn't know = il ne le savait pas lui-même.
After a preposition, the translation is lui or lui-même: he can be proud of himself = il peut être fier de lui or de lui-même.
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See also myself

myself [maɪˈself] reflex pron

See also myself

myself [maɪˈself] reflex pron

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M. X? ― lui-même!
Mr X? ― himself!

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