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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