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find (oneself)

1. To discover and pursue one's true and inherent character, passion, skill, or vocation. I know you're unhappy in your job, so I think you should take some time off to really find yourself. Many students leave college and realize that they still have yet to find themselves.
2. To discover, recognize, or realize one's location, thoughts, or sentiments. Lost in a deep reverie, I suddenly found myself in a neighborhood I didn't recognize. I find myself inclined to agree with the professor's assessment.
See also: find

find

(something) out the hard way Go to learn (something) the hard way.

find

(something) out (about someone or something) (from someone or something) to learn something about someone or something from someone or something. What did you find out about Terry from Mr. Franklin? I didn't find anything out about Roger from the newspaper stories. I found out what I wanted to know about solar flares from the encyclopedia. What did you find out about Bill?

find

oneself Fig. to discover what one's talents and preferences are. Bill did better in school after he found himself. John tried a number of different jobs. He finally found himself when he became a cook.
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References in classic literature ?
You must seek it then in Heaven, if you find yourselves unequal to a longer march," murmured the old trapper.
You may well find yourselves having a bus lane running in what is now your front garden in a couple of years.
Parents, you may even find yourselves with a healthier bank balance.
Then you, as well as the sex toys, would have to find yourselves a new home.
This can be as much a danger time for men as for women as you both find yourselves more housebound and more likely to be sitting in front of the TV, snacking.
When you are winning and have more time, you find yourselves moving on to other things and you can try and expand your game.
You and a friend can find yourselves excitedly talking about pitching in together, and it could work, but if money, commitment or effort are involved in this, then make sure you are both very clear on what's what.
It read: "I am sending you a message of support and solidarity because of the terrible situation you find yourselves in.
And of course when you suddenly find yourselves behind with 10 minutes left, it becomes a whole different ball game with the opposition defending for their lives.
So, if you find yourselves stranded on the hard shoulder, and are wearing this latest craze, you will in fact be also saving your life as they have proved in those European countries that pedestrian fatalities on the hard shoulder have decreased since the visi-vest has been made a compulsory bit of attire.
If you put a few results together like we have then you quickly find yourselves moving up.
But when you find yourselves in an unsustainable struggle, sometimes it is reasonable to accept that it may be for the best.
He said: 'My advice to those without tickets is, find yourselves a bar.
And talking of dance routines, you might find yourselves slightly surprised by the Genie of the Lamp.
All you girls will find yourselves rolling in the aisles as you see how true to life this film really is.