I hear "Me, myself and I" idiom from time to time.
Here this idiom is described as emphasis only. Are there any other meanings? What cases is it suitable for?
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- only me, me alone, me without companionship.
- This is used to emphasise the speaker's aloneness.
- 1988, John Byrum, Cells: I like things the way they are: just me, myself, and I. No complicated organs and systems and such. Give me the simple life.
- 2011, Isaiah Jamal Borgum, Obstacles, Lessions, & Hope: Here I was all alone, no one to help me get over my mom's and sister's death, just me myself and I. It was as if I died and all I could see was black.
- "Me, Myself and I" is one of the great classic songs of Billie Holiday, and the phrase stuck with us. It written by Irving Gordon, Allan Roberts and Alvin Kaufman on June 15, 1937.