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yeetus muc feetus and i will self deletusYall stop messin with me or I’ll explodeRate it:

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to thine own self be trueThe easiest person to deceive is oneself."This above all:to thine own self be true,and it must follow, as the night the day,Thou canst not then be false to any man." -William ShakespeareRate it:

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self fulfilling prophecyAn expectation can bring about an outcome.Rate it:

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the pinnacle of love, is seen in the mother's actions which are rarely self-realized.When one looks across humanity and the animal kingdom alike. One can see that the mother who gives birth, time and time again, will risk life and limb to secure their offspring.Rate it:

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wallow in self pityPity for oneself. Especially exaggerated or self-indulgent pity where you believe that you are the victim who has done no wrong and is deserving of condolence from everyone.Rate it:

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cat's meowA self-satisfied person.Rate it:

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cela tombe sous le sensThat is self-evident, obvious.Rate it:

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it's not the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dogdetermination and perseverance will win out in the long run.Rate it:

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sally forth!An archaic military term. To rally and press the attack, halt the retreat and 'sally forward' with renewed fighting spirit and determination!Rate it:

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turn over a new leafTo engage in self-improvement; to begin a good habit or shed a bad habit.Rate it:

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cool as a cucumberCalm and composed even in difficult or frustrating situations; self-possessed.Rate it:

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a brand new meOne can forge a complete new outlook, launch a personal renaissance by enrolling in self improvement courses or agendas.Rate it:

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a bright futureAn uplifting, reassuring, self fulfilling, confident outlook relative to a major change, opportunity, circumstance, windfall, inheritance, promotion which provides all elemental criteria for a bright future.Rate it:

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every silver lining has a cloudEvery good situation has the potential to turn bad.2007, Diab A. Shetayh, Actuality : The Reality RequiemA great partnership isn't a self-maintaining entity. Perseverance and persistence make it thrive. For every silver lining has a cloud. Ignorance of this reality is not an option.Rate it:

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grin like a cheshire catTo smile broadly, especially in a self-satisfied way.Rate it:

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guilt tripA feeling of shame or embarrassment, especially if self-indulgent, unwarranted, exaggerated or felt over a significant period of time.Rate it:

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nobody loves me, everybody hates me, i think i'm going to go and eat wormsFeeling sorry for one's self.Rate it:

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stiff upper lipThe quality of being resolute and showing self-restraint, associated with stereotypical British people.Rate it:

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opening of an envelopeAny kind of event or activity that may contribute to one's self-promotion.Rate it:

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play with fireCommit one's self to do something extraordinary, dangerous, illegal, actions taken, lacking good judgement.Rate it:

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believe you me!An expression of self assuredness, self confidence, knowledge of facts in the matter.Rate it:

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can you hear me looking at youSelf explanatoryRate it:

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come to oneselfto gain consciousness or self-controlRate it:

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fish-eating grinA broad smile indicating self-awareness that may suggest self-satisfaction, smugness, discomfort, or embarrassment.Rate it:

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hat in handWith humility; in an apologetic or self-effacing fashion.Rate it:

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shit-eating grinA broad smile indicating self-awareness that may suggest self-satisfaction, smugness, discomfort, or embarrassment.Rate it:

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Too Big for Your BritchesSelf-important; proud of something, particularly about selfRate it:

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? in placeNew phrase for self isolationRate it:

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ad se redireto regain one's self-possession.Rate it:

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all over oneselfFeeling self-satisfied.Rate it:

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all-over oneselfFeeling self-satisfied.Rate it:

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American DreamA widespread determination by Americans to provide their children with a better upbringing than their parents were able to provide for them.Rate it:

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American DreamA philosophy that with hard work, courage and determination, anyone can prosper and achieve success.Rate it:

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animum regere, coercere, cohibereto have self-control; to restrain oneself, master one's inclinations.Rate it:

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animum vincere (Marcell. 3. 8)to have self-control; to restrain oneself, master one's inclinations.Rate it:

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be one's own worst enemyTo cause problems for one's self, act contrary to one's own interest, self-sabotage.Rate it:

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blood, sweat and tearsA person's determination and hard work.Rate it:

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brush-up!A 'brush-up' is a thorough review, rehearsal, self-examination prior to submitting to job interviews, probings, investigations of any category in order to be proficient in the future demands of the hoped-for position, challenge or opportunity:Rate it:

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cast the first stoneTo act self-righteously in accusing another person, believing that one is blameless.Rate it:

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cat and mouseA relationship in which two parties closely monitor and challenge one another in a suspicious or self-protective manner, often because each party is attempting to gain an advantage over the other.Rate it:

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cat and mouse gameTwo individuals and/or groups repeatedly keeping check on each other in a suspicious or self-protective way, often with the goal of one or both parties trying to gain a malicious advantage over the other.Rate it:

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cat that ate the canaryA person who appears self-satisfied or smug, especially while concealing something mischievous, prohibited, or private.Rate it:

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Cat That Swallowed the CanaryTo appear self satisfiedRate it:

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charge upTo motivate, to instill someone with determination.Rate it:

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Come Apart at the SeemsLose self-control or become extremely upset due to some news, person or an eventRate it:

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come out of one's shellTo reveal one's true self.Rate it:

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constantiam servareto be calm, self-possessed.Rate it:

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cool catAn individual who is at ease and self-assured; one who is calm and composed in interactions with others.Rate it:

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cry in one's beerTo feel sorry for oneself; to feel sadness or regret, especially in combination with self-pity.Rate it:

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eat one's youngTo betray a constituent or charge out of self-serving interests or desperation; savaging.Rate it:

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