handle oneself

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of handle oneself

: to behave
  • She closely watched how the boys handled themselves at the ceremony.
  • She handled herself well under very difficult circumstances.

Word by Word Definitions

handle play
  1. : a part that is designed especially to be grasped by the hand

  2. : something that resembles a handle

  3. : title

  1. : to try or examine (as by touching, feeling, or moving) with the hand

  2. : to manage with the hands

  3. : to deal with in writing or speaking or in the plastic arts

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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