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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Himself’. Over 50 Sentences


Himself — US. [hɪmˈself], UK. [hɪmˈself]

Main meanings:

  1. Referring to a male as both the subject and object of an action.
  2. Emphasizing a specific action or quality in relation to a man.


10 simple sentences:

  • She admired his ability to express himself.
  • He built the bookshelf himself.
  • They taught him to defend himself.
  • He prides himself on his cooking.
  • We often see him lost in himself.
  • Himself, he wasn’t aware of it.
  • He hurt himself while playing.
  • Can he introduce himself to the team?
  • He enjoyed a moment to himself.
  • He repaired the car by himself.


The sentences from movies:

Can’t the boy take care of himself? – The Karate Kid (1984)

I hope he didn’t hurt himself. – Dog Gone (2023)

He introduced himself again. – Life of Pi (2012)

He can look after himself. – This Is England (2006)

I told him to be himself. – Say Anything (1989)

He was defending himself. – Beau is Afraid (2023)

Did he actually call himself  “the talent”? – Groundhog Day (1993)

Dickie hasn’t killed himself. – The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

He even signed it himself. – My Left Foot (1989)

This Lebowski, he called himself the Dude. – The Big Lebowski (1998)

Who’s caring about only himself? – Cars (2006)

He killed himself when I was 10 years old. – Out of Africa (1985)

He did it all by himself. – Almost Famous (2000)

Stiltskin is leading tonight’s ogre hunt himself. – Shrek Forever After (2010)

Did you see Slahi found himself a lawyer? – The Mauritanian (2021)

That’s what Alex used to ask himself. – Final Destination 2 (2003)

He can’t do it by himself. – You Hurt My Feelings (2023)

More sure of himself. – High Fidelity (2000)

Then he has perjured himself most profoundly. – Pride and Prejudice (2005)

He is working himself to the bone. – Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

In the style of Leonardo himself. – The Da Vinci Code (2006)

You can allow him to express himself. – I, Robot (2004)

He did it himself. – Spectre (2015)

He walked himself into camp. – Everest (2015)

He would hurl a spear at Zeus himself. – Troy (2004)

He never crawled out of that car by himself. – Misery (1990)

That’s Mr. Moustafa himself. – The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

Prepared not himself. – 12 Years a Slave (2013)

Why doesn’t God speak for himself? – Dogma (1999)

We tried to kill himself. – Killers of the Flower Moon (2023)

He said it himself, it achieved nothing. – Gladiator (2000)

He was defending himself. – Waterworld (1995)

He supported himself on his knuckles. – Tarzan (1999)

I heard he shot himself in the head. – Apocalypse Now (1979)

He says, terribly ahead of himself. – Your Place or Mine (2023)

He never thinks about himself, God. – It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

Fends for himself, he does. – Mary Poppins (1964)

Then he hung himself. – The Power of the Dog (2021)

It means he can handle it himself. – Cliffhanger (1993)

I think he pissed himself. – Ready Player One (2018)

Walled himself up into retirement. – A Haunting In Venice (2023)