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(oneself) again

Back to one's normal physical health or mental disposition. It took a lot of therapy, but I'm finally starting to feel like myself again. He hasn't been himself since the accident.
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Again(, please)

. Say it one more time, please. Tom: I need some money. I'll pay you back. Bill (pretending not to hear): Again, please. Tom: I said I need some money. How many times do I have to say it?

*oneself again

showing signs of being healthy again or restored. (*Typically: act like ~; be ~; feel like ~; seem like ~.) After such a longillness, it'sgoodto be myself again. I'm sorry that I lost my temper. I think I feel like myself again now.
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References in classic literature ?
Pott presented themselves again and again to his wandering imagination.
To this day, when I look upon the fat black letters in the primer, the puzzling novelty of their shapes, and the easy good-nature of O and Q and S, seem to present themselves again before me as they used to do.
Then they fell back from the edge, formed themselves again into line, and waited for the next victim.
They would have it out that morning whatever it was, and be themselves again in the afternoon.
It was not with them as with other men, whom small things could discourage, or small discontents cause to wish themselves again at home."
Aramis drew the letter from his pocket; the three friends surrounded him, and the three lackeys grouped themselves again near the wine jar.
Close at his heels came a hundred furious peasants, who flung themselves again and again against the five swords which confronted them.
Revenge is an Indian feeling, and all who know me know that there is no cross in my veins; but this much will I say--here, in the face of heaven, and with the power of the Lord so manifest in this howling wilderness--that should these Frenchers ever trust themselves again within the range of a ragged bullet, there is one rifle which shall play its part so long as flint will fire or powder burn!
Some few of the more advanced and inveterate theorists set themselves again to work upon calculations regarding the laws of projectiles.
At four the party found themselves again at the station, took their places in the train, and the whistle sounded for starting.
The yearning memories, the bitter regret, the agonized sympathy, the struggling appeals to the Invisible Right--all the intense emotions which had filled the days and nights of the past week, and were compressing themselves again like an eager crowd into the hours of this single morning, made Adam look back on all the previous years as if they had been a dim sleepy existence, and he had only now awaked to full consciousness.
The direction taken by our aeronauts differed somewhat from that of the morning, and thus about nine o'clock, instead of finding themselves again near the borders of Lake Tchad, they saw the desert still stretching away before them.
At last, however, the noises and shaking stopped, and they began to come to themselves again.
About this time the two Miss Steeles, lately arrived at their cousin's house in Bartlett's Buildings, Holburn, presented themselves again before their more grand relations in Conduit and Berkeley Streets; and were welcomed by them all with great cordiality.
The current bore them along at a rapid rate; the light spirits of the Canadian voyageurs, which had occasionally flagged upon land, rose to their accustomed buoyancy on finding themselves again upon the water.