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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look

alive/sharp Informal
To act or respond quickly: Look alive! We leave in five minutes.
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Paul Dummett has called on his team-mates to look themselves in the mirror after worryingly noting "from the start, the warm-up", things were not right.
"The players have to go and look themselves in the mirror and ask if they did their job to the best of their ability."
South Africa batsman JP Duminy feels that the players need to look themselves in the mirror and honestly assess themselves.
"But they maybe can't recreate the look themselves at home.
He said: "I think a lot of individuals have to look themselves in the mirror and say, 'was that the right decision?' "If you want the town to change and then you have decisions which go against the town then I think it's very difficult.
"Every player will go back home tonight, look themselves in the mirror and say: 'Did I do enough?' "That's not for me to say, that's not up to the captain or the gaffer to say.
Nonetheless, councillors wanted to take a look themselves as well as receive confirmation that the flooding issues had been addressed before giving the go-ahead.
He said that tyrants and demagogues of the world all came through popular acclaim, adding that as elections draw nearer, Nigerians must look themselves in the mirror and take critical decisions.
'Umno must look themselves in the mirror and ask themselves, if even PAS is not contesting, they know what it means to show some goodwill,' he said.
"There were a lot of Lee Chins who didn't look themselves there tonight.
'Whilst the report is targeting Commonwealth Bank, the other major banks will do well to heed the comments and look themselves in the mirror.'
But only those players will know themselves when they look themselves in the mirror at night."
So they look themselves in the mirror and realise they're putting on those extra kilos without even knowing it.
"That should never have happened with the billion dollars plus that is going into MLS and youth soccer development but it did and every single person should look themselves in the mirror," he added.