one's old self

noun

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: the person that one normally or truly is She was her old self again after some sleep. She never quite returned to her old self after the illness.

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“One's old self.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/one%27s%20old%20self. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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