pull it together

pull it together

To calm oneself down and begin to think or act appropriately. I know you're stressed out, but you need to pull it together and get this report done! I hope she pulls it together soon. We need her to be focused.
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I've got to pull it together and lead this team to victory.
Instead of using an elastic, pull it together with a barrette and then give the hair at the top of the barrette a little pull to create a bubble effect.