bring oneself

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Definition of bring oneself

: to force oneself to do something that one does not want to do usually used in negative statementsHe knew that he should apologize, but he couldn't bring himself to do it.

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“Bring oneself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bring%20oneself. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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