edit oneself

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Definition of edit oneself

: to change what one was going to say or would normally say I feel like I have to edit myself when I talk to them. "I never saw it," she said before quickly editing herself, "or at least I don't remember seeing it."

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“Edit oneself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edit%20oneself. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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