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"Can you carry that box by/for youself?"

In this question, which one is correct between "by yourself" and "for yourself"?
If both are fine, could you tell me what are differences of them in terms of meaning?
Thank you.
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Hi,

I assume you mean 'Can you carry it alone, or do you need help?'. Say 'by yourself'.

Clive
Thanks, Clive.
By the way, could you tell me what are differences between 'by yourself' and ' for yourself' in this case?
As far as I know, 'for oneself' also means 'do it alone/without help', for example, "You must judge for yourself."
Or, should I say "You must judge by yourself?"
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Hi,

It's rather idiomatic. Much depends on the verb and the context.

"Can you carry that box by yourself?" Commonly said. eg Do you need help?

"Can you carry that box for yourself?" Sounds unnatural.

You must judge by yourself. Not very natural.

You must judge for yourself. Commonly said. Make up your mind by yourself.

Clive
lucas21c"Can you carry that box by/for youself?"

In this question, which one is correct between "by yourself" and "for yourself"?
If both are fine, could you tell me what are differences of them in terms of meaning?
Can you carry that box by yourself?
~ Can you carry that box without assistance?
(This may be an offer to help carry the box.)

Possible context:
Can you carry that box by yourself? If not, I can help you.
_________________________

Can you carry that box for yourself?
~ Can you take the responsibility for carrying that box without asking for help?
(This may be a a sort of request to carry the box without help from the speaker.)

Possible context:
Can you carry that box for yourself? I have my hands full at the moment, and I can't help.
_________________________

The two are very different. In fact, the second one can sound rude.

CJ
How about "See it by yourself?" (I know "See it for yourself." is fine.)
Is it possible?
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lucas21c"See it by yourself?"
No. You would not say that. It's obvious that you can see and hear things by yourself (without help). Just open your eyes or your ears!

CJ
I really appreciate your help. Thank you!
Thank you very much, Clive!
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