find (oneself) with (something)

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find (oneself) with (something)

To reach some conclusion, state, or situation, often unexpectedly or unintentionally Well, Grandma warned you that if you kept going out in this cold weather without a coat, you'd find yourself with pneumonia. I'm going to the concert tonight after all—Brian's sister bailed on him, so he found himself with an extra ticket.
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find oneself with someone or something

to discover that one has a disease or a problem. I found myself with a terrible case of sunburn after the first day of my vacation.
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Today, we find ourselves with a firm foundation of strategic processes upon which to build.
No one in our industry wins when we find ourselves with extra capacity and end up "dumping" it in someone else's market for less.
By page 10, we find ourselves with the main characters in an English class, talking about Shakespeare.
Near the bottom of this cycle, we find ourselves with proportionately less, but significantly higher quality space available.
"If we were to suddenly find ourselves with a large number of residents at especially high risk of developing diabetic foot ulcers, perhaps we'd have to reassess our approach.