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find (oneself)

1. To discover and pursue one's true and inherent character, passion, skill, or vocation. I know you're unhappy in your job, so I think you should take some time off to really find yourself. Many students leave college and realize that they still have yet to find themselves.
2. To discover, recognize, or realize one's location, thoughts, or sentiments. Lost in a deep reverie, I suddenly found myself in a neighborhood I didn't recognize. I find myself inclined to agree with the professor's assessment.
See also: find

find

(something) out the hard way Go to learn (something) the hard way.

find

(something) out (about someone or something) (from someone or something) to learn something about someone or something from someone or something. What did you find out about Terry from Mr. Franklin? I didn't find anything out about Roger from the newspaper stories. I found out what I wanted to know about solar flares from the encyclopedia. What did you find out about Bill?

find

oneself Fig. to discover what one's talents and preferences are. Bill did better in school after he found himself. John tried a number of different jobs. He finally found himself when he became a cook.
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I did myself the honour of calling in Berkeley Street last Tuesday, and very much regretted that I was not fortunate enough to find yourselves and Mrs.
said a second, "I think that you may both chance to find yourselves upon the road before long.
You must seek it then in Heaven, if you find yourselves unequal to a longer march," murmured the old trapper.
I think any time you needed to find yourselves, you go out on the road, 'We're all we've got,' it's 15 guys in the locker room and that's got to be what we have.
We've got a run during Christmas where we're basically playing everyone and you could find yourselves in fifth.
Perhaps you may find yourselves undertaking your own, very similar journey soon after reading
To her detractors, the Palawena winner had this to say: I hope you find yourselves in a place where you can be healed from the past hurt.
We're all expecting it to be very tough but that's the situation you find yourselves in as the reigning champions.
In one of the meetings with the BoC officials, Demetriades had asked "how did you find yourselves in this position", referring to the bank's overexposure to Greek sovereign debt, only for then-board chairman Theodoros Aristodemou to reply that they had not realised the risk from buying Greek bonds, nor had they been warned.
I'm sure that not everyone will have the exact money to hand so beware and don't find yourselves being caught in this trap
If you find yourselves in the position they're in, you'd expect to be in for a battle.
He said like the skill of a good barrister or a senior journalist, he needed to "quickly assimilate the things that matter and respond appropriately in whatever circumstances you find yourselves in.
Do you find yourselves regularly drowning your sorrows after a defeat?
In no man's land some respite snatch, Find yourselves a neutral football, What we need is a football match.
When you do find yourselves in them its a bit easier to get out of.