In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(reflexive)behave yourselves! — ¡pórtense bien! América Latina
- were you by yourselves? — ¿estabais solos/solas?
2(emphatic use)(formal) ustedes mismos(formal) ustedes mismas(familiar) ustedes mismos(familiar) ustedes mismas(familiar) vosotros mismos España(familiar) vosotras mismas Españayou've probably noticed it yourselves — probablemente lo habrán observado ustedes mismos
3(normal selves)just be yourselves — compórtense con naturalidad
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