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Pull Yourself Together

To calm down or settle after bring frustrated or, to control one’s emotions and anger

After getting rebuked by his father, the child really finds it hard to pull him together.

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It is noticing that there has been many idioms that describe to get emotionally disturbed, such as “breaking down”, “losing one’s head”, “blowing one’s top”, ‘going to pieces’ and so on. These phrases refer to losing control over one’s emotions. When one is up set or in a tense situation, it is difficult to control one’s temperament and anger but when you somehow recover your poise and calmness, you actually pull yourself together.

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American English

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