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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I think how she would panic when she felt herself paralyzed, unable to make her legs swing from the bed to the floor or her arm reach for the phone, as she hears the click of the doorknob and recognizes, even though she is in silhouette in the doorway, the person she fired that morning.
She says in her witness statement that she felt herself caught up in a sensitive situation and moved away from the conversation," said Mr Broughton.
For the record I thought Pink looked fabulous and the dress was very elegant, even if she felt herself that perhaps it "didn't photograph as well as it did in my kitchen".
The illegitimate daughter of an often callous mother, Violette also felt herself to be an object of some scorn because of her looks (picture a glum and deglamorized version of Kate Winslet).
She says she struggled without benefit, and felt herself falling back into depression so much so her GP got her put on Employment Support Alliance because he was worried about her.
ELSA felt herself being lifted onto a stretcher and the corridors of the hospital sliding past.
John Hirst: "Rachel felt herself surrounded, like a child at a party, by the faces of strangers all hostile to her, with hooked noses and sneering, indifferent eyes" (155).
Anne-Marie felt herself getting close to him again and wanted more so she started to play hard to get.
However unfitted she was, or felt herself to he, for her post she was at Court during major events of the reign: the King's first illness, the Hastings trial and the attempted assassination of the King.
A woman, a supposed sinner and a non-Jew, she probably felt herself to be a prisoner, walled in by several layers of prejudice, resentment and suspicion.
But Ivy knows why--for in the moments after the crash she felt herself lifted up by Tristan as an angel--an angel who gave her the kiss of life so saving her.
The journalist said she felt herself as if she were a sultan in the Turkish bath, and described Istanbul as a city with thousands of mosques.
she felt herself flare & then dim, & then waited
Robbed of her identity, the forgotten grandmother becomes the ideal touchstone for a woman who felt herself "lost at sea" after her divorce, swimming into an existential void.