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

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self fulfilling prophecyAn expectation can bring about an outcome.Rate 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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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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a nod is as good as a winkThe hint, suggestion etc can be understood without further explaining.Rate it:

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hang your hat on thatAssume or take credit for an idea, suggestion, phrase, development, creation, invention, proclamation, prediction, accomplishment, result, acceptance at large for your creation, art.performance et al:Rate it:

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knock oneself outto grant permission for or to give endorsement of a suggestion or proposal, especially when the speaker is not interested in its outcome.Rate it:

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legend in one's own mindA self-aggrandizing image that a person has of his or her own accomplishmentsRate it:

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on the makeActively seeking an opportunity for self-advancement; eager to ingratiate oneself to others in order to secure some advantage.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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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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cool as a cucumberCalm and composed even in difficult or frustrating situations; self-possessed.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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angle forTo try to obtain something by subtle indirect means. Political manoeuvres, suggestion, etc.Rate it:

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fall in withTo accept a set of generally agreed rules, or a suggestion.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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see alsoA suggestion that other topics of study are related to a current topic.Rate it:

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sure of oneselfSelf-confident.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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flight of fancyAn idea, narrative, suggestion, etc. which is extremely imaginative and which appears to be entirely unrealistic, untrue, or impractical; thinking which is very speculative.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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believe you me!An expression of self assuredness, self confidence, knowledge of facts in the matter.Rate it:

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bring to the tableTo provide a suggestion.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'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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don't make me laughUsed to express that one cannot take a suggestion seriously.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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Too Big for Your BritchesSelf-important; proud of something, particularly about selfRate 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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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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? 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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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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blow this jointStrongly expressed suggestion to vacate the pub, premises, venue, store etc.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 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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