find it in (oneself) (to do something)(redirected from find it in themselves to do something)
find it in (oneself) (to do something)
To have the courage, conviction, or compassion to do or go through with something. If you could find it in yourself to lend me a few hundred bucks, it would really get me out of a jam. I simply couldn't find it in myself to fire him after he had just found out his father had passed away.
See also: find
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