look (oneself)

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look (oneself)

To have one's normal appearance of health or wellbeing. Often used in negative constructions. Are you feeling all right, Janet? You're not looking yourself today. After a couple days of proper rest, Jim was looking himself again.
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(not) look yourˈself

(informal) (not) look as healthy as you normally do: She wasn’t looking herself at all yesterday.He looks more himself this morning. His temperature’s come right down.
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alive/sharp Informal
To act or respond quickly: Look alive! We leave in five minutes.
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She didn't look herself so we'll have a look at her when we get her home to see how she is.
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Trusting in her training, Halsall can look herself in the mirror and say she has done everything in her power to get herself ready for another shot at glory.
"She would sit and watch videos on her iPad and then try to re-create the look herself, but she couldn't distinguish the colours.
How can she look herself in the mirror each day seemed to be the general vibe of the criticism being lobbed at her from certain quarters this week.
Guess she's not sure about the new look herself. Why else would she caption the picture as gibberish -- BAUS BISH BB -- on her Facebook page?
"She was lying there and she didn't look herself, but she looked like she might just have broken her arm.
More curves please @KIRSTIEMCCRUM I usually love her, but she doesn't look herself in this get-up.
TV presenter Kay Burley feared she would never look herself again after a facelift for her birthday.
"She has the ability to look herself in the mirror and say `What didn't I do, what can I do better, and how can I improve?'?"
Susi suffers in her marriage, believes in the exclusivity of love between a man and a woman, is sensuous and sexually starved, and will eventually look herself for "real love" outside her marriage.
She became aware her father, Tony, had been in the loft to look round and, becoming increasingly concerned, she insisted on having another look herself.