Translation: from italianko

to do things oneself

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  • oneself — [[t]wʌnse̱lf[/t]] (Oneself is a third person singular reflexive pronoun.) 1) PRON REFL A speaker or writer uses oneself as the object of a verb or preposition in a clause where oneself meaning me or any person in general refers to the same person …   English dictionary

  • pull oneself together — {v. phr.} To become calm after being excited or disturbed; recover self command; control yourself. * /It had been a disturbing moment, but he was able to pull himself together./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pull oneself together — {v. phr.} To become calm after being excited or disturbed; recover self command; control yourself. * /It had been a disturbing moment, but he was able to pull himself together./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • be all things to all men — 1. To alter one s approach, behaviour, attitude, etc to suit the person one is dealing with 2. To be (usu excessively) affable • • • Main Entry: ↑all be all things to all men 1. To meet each person on his or her own ground, accommodate oneself to …   Useful english dictionary

  • spread oneself too thin — {v. phr.} To try to do too many things at one time. * /As the owner, chef, waiter, and dishwasher of his restaurant, Pierre was spreading himself too thin./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • spread oneself too thin — {v. phr.} To try to do too many things at one time. * /As the owner, chef, waiter, and dishwasher of his restaurant, Pierre was spreading himself too thin./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep to oneself — verb a) To purposely avoid interaction with others. She preferred to keep to herself after her husband died. b) To refrain from telling or otherwise expressing. Then he fell to gabbling strange and dreadful things which were not clearly… …   Wiktionary

  • spread oneself thin — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. expand, proliferate, do too many things at once, attempt too much; see increase 1 , spread 3 , try 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • spread\ oneself\ too\ thin — v. phr. To try to do too many things at one time. As the owner, chef, waiter, and dishwasher of his restaurant, Pierre was spreading himself too thin …   Словарь американских идиом

  • spread oneself too thin —    If you spread yourself too thin, you do too many things at the same time and can t do any of them well.     Don t spread yourself too thin or you ll get nowhere …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • spread oneself too thin — try to do too many things at one time She has been spreading herself too thin lately and is not accomplishing very much of anything …   Idioms and examples

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