find oneself

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To unexpectedly or unintentionally begin to do or experience something.
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As you enter the cafe, you find yourself wondering why they decided to paint the entire room blue.
When news of his wife's murder spread around the media, he found himself in front of a press conference explaining his actions.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'find oneself':

find oneselfTo learn, or attempt to learn, what kind of person one is and what one wants in life.
find oneselfTo be in a particular state of mind.
find oneselfTo discover oneself to be in a particular place.
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