get oneself together

idiom

Definition of get oneself together

informal
1 : to begin to live in a good and sensible way : to stop being confused, foolish, etc. Her life got much better when she stopped drinking and got herself together.
2 : to begin to function in a skillful or effective way The company finally got itself together and started making a profit this year.

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“Get oneself together.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20oneself%20together. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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