feel (like) (oneself)

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feel (like) (oneself)

To feel as one normally does, physically or emotionally. I'm finally starting to feel like myself again after my bout with the flu. Marcy has been struggling with depression lately—I hope she feels herself again soon.
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Miss Clack is painfully conscious that she ought (in the worldly phrase) to feel herself put down.
She did earn several that year, and began to feel herself a power in the house, for by the magic of a pen, her `rubbish' turned into comforts for them all.
But it did her good, for those whose opinion had real value gave her the critism which is an author's best education, and when the first soreness was over, she could laugh at her poor little book, yet believe in it still, and feel herself the wiser and stronger for the buffeting she had received.
Just when you're thinking how good Tully is for Marlo, giving her the break she needs to feel herself again, events take a strange turn and the line between employer and employee gets blurry.
She added: "She did not feel herself. She does not recognise the person who behaved in this way."
Ms Crowther added: "She did not feel herself. She does not recognise the person who behaved in this way."
The Co Carlow girl added she can feel herself "growing every day" into her new Broadway role.
While having her own child isn't on the cards at the moment, Ora said she could feel herself getting motherly over her chosen acts - and her fellow judge Cowell - on the ITV show.
Raven can feel herself falling in love, but can she trust a boy she knows almost nothing about?'
Another woman told the court she could feel herself being sexually touched as woke up and said it would only stop when a female nurse came in the room.
About halfway through we abandon Clemons and his stoop and watch Gaga grind and feel herself up on a fire escape...and then we go back to the stoop for the sax solo...and then Gaga becomes the first person in the history of the world to headbang to a sax solo.
Iwan said: "She would feel herself becoming unwell and she would sit down or lie down.
Ultimately, Maxine Brown from Kingstree, South Carolina, should feel herself hard done by that her original superb version of If You Gotta Make a Fool Of Somebody was not a hit.
As Jean pores over evidence from the famous 19th century murder trial, she begins to feel herself losing control of her own life.
Marian Evans's assumption of a male narrative persona does indeed entail more than mere expediency, since while adopting this convenient disguise she is obliged to feel herself into a male condition of desiring.