ask oneself

idiom

: to think about the true answer (to a particular question)
Ask yourself what you would do in that situation.
Before buying an expensive item, he needs to ask himself if/whether he can afford it.

Examples of ask oneself in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web No matter if an entrepreneur is starting a business or the business is operating already, John said to ask oneself three questions. Detroit Free Press, 11 Nov. 2022

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“Ask oneself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ask%20oneself. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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