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screw (one)self up to concert pitch

To prepare for any event or crisis that may occur. My dad is nervous about me driving so far on my own, so I'm sure he's screwed himself up to concert pitch and is stationed by the phone in case I call.
See also: concert, pitch, screw, up

shit (one)self

1. rude slang Literally, to defecate while still wearing one's clothing. I need you to pull over the car right now, or else I'm going to shit myself!
2. rude slang By extension, to be very surprised. When I saw that the magazine had published my letter to the editor, I practically shit myself!
See also: shit
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have an unstable sense of identity, such as thinking differently about themself depending on who they are with
He asked: "What is the position of someone who declines to accept conditions of return and who is not subject to deportation via the country in which he or she temporarily finds themself.
Each week we focus on favourite shots from a keen snapper, who tells us about themself and their hobby.
While cliMATE modules are not difficult to install, many car owners are not comfortable to install products themself, they trust their local shop and their warranty policy is therefore in safe hands.
e individual has voluntarily conned themself to home, which is understood to be in Cardi , and is undergoing daily medical checks on their condition.
The reader constantly finds themself drawing parallels between military and industry logistics as CLB-6 operates convoys with the ever-present dangers: IEDs in their path, insurgents firing RPGs and AK47s, and the terrain wreaking havoc with vehicles.
com is an interactive pursuit; where readers can be themself and share their feelings, fears, joys and happiness by just penning down what their heart says.
Related had nothing to tell us about who, what, where, why or when TLM Madison LLC might reveal themself.
I'm sick of people having them as status symbols to make themself look hard.
EVERY aspiring young professional footballer should acquaint themself with the cautionary tale of Keith Gillespie - a man plagued by gambling.
But the most important figure of all is one: one guy who has gone way, way beyond what anyone else would dream of asking themself - but who will now be returning home, safe and sound, to his son.
Instead of depending on foreign powers, the Iraqis should themself decide the fate of their country.
The kind of present that shows you understand them, know what their interests are and want to treat them to something you know they would like, but couldn't afford to buy for themself.
DEPUTYSHIP order Sounds very dull and is something you could very easily forget about, but if you care for a young person or adult who doesn't have capacity to make decisions for themself, you really need to know what it is.