||I looked at myself in the mirror.
|you, you (singular)
||Did you hurt yourself when you fell?
||He burnt himself when he was cooking.
||Her real name is Mariella, but she calls herself Mary.
||The animal hurt itself trying to escape.
||We blamed ourselves for the mistake.
|you, you (plural)
||You can help yourselves to tea and coffee.
||The children can look after themselves for a short time.
Compare the words in bold in these pairs of sentences:
- Liz saw me.
- I saw myself in the mirror.
- Tom saved her.
- She saved herself.
- They blamed us.
- We blamed ourselves.
- We sent you an email.
- You sent yourself an email.
- We looked after them.
- They looked after themselves.