apply oneself

Definition of apply oneself

  1. :  to make oneself work hard in order to complete something successfully If you apply yourself, you might be able to finish the project on time. She applied herself to learning the language.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to put to use especially for some practical purpose

    :  to bring into action

    :  to lay or spread on

  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

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