feel (like) (one)self

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feel (like) (one)self

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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We were feeling ourselves in this game because we were giving it to the Bulls.
There's no doubt that Hull would probably win more games than draw or lose if they put teams under that sort of pressure, but we know that feeling ourselves.
I can't speak for everyone, but we may have been feeling ourselves too much.
With each gift sent back, I wrote a different note on differently deckled notepaper but always to the effect that there were people bluntly evident to themselves in even their queerest of dreams, and there were people like us, who had to keep feeling ourselves out, looking for hints in all we had done, even when all we had done was discover that others had liked having us around only because our presence deepened their sense of having a place all to themselves.
We don't need someone to explain what a piece of work is about, we get that feeling ourselves.
We'd have been the same if it was the other way round so hopefully it will spur us on as we want to have that feeling ourselves now.
After the warm-up we practiced walking around the room wagging our hips and feeling ourselves up, amidst constant reminders of our own unique and inherent sexiness.
I think we started feeling ourselves maybe a little bit,'' George said.
Every one of us knows the sensation of going up, on retreat, to a high place and feeling ourselves so lifted up that we can hardly imagine the circumstances of our usual lives, or all the things that make us fret.