Translation: from spanish

to find oneself

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  • find oneself — {v. phr.} To find out what one is fitted for and succeed in that. * /Mary tried several lines of work, but at last found herself as a teacher./ * /Sometimes young people move around a long time from job to job before they find themselves./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • find oneself — {v. phr.} To find out what one is fitted for and succeed in that. * /Mary tried several lines of work, but at last found herself as a teacher./ * /Sometimes young people move around a long time from job to job before they find themselves./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • find oneself — verb accept and make use of one s personality, abilities, and situation (Freq. 1) My son went to Berkeley to find himself • Syn: ↑find • Hypernyms: ↑mature, ↑maturate, ↑grow • …   Useful english dictionary

  • find oneself — verb a) To learn, or attempt to learn, what kind of person one is and what one wants in life. He backpacked around Europe to find himself in his early twenties. b) To unexpectedly or unintentionally begin to do or experience something. As you… …   Wiktionary

  • find\ oneself — v. phr. To find out what one is fitted for and succeed in that. Mary tried several lines of work, but at last found herself as a teacher. Sometimes young people move around a long time from job to job before they find themselves …   Словарь американских идиом

  • find oneself — realize one s potential or dreams …   English contemporary dictionary

  • find oneself — idi to discover and pursue one s genuine interests and talents …   From formal English to slang

  • find — [fīnd] vt. found, finding [ME finden < OE findan, akin to Ger finden, Goth finthan < IE base * pent , to walk, happen upon, find > L pons, a plank causeway, bridge] 1. to happen on; come upon; meet with; discover by chance 2. to get by… …   English World dictionary

  • find — v. & n. v.tr. (past and past part. found) 1 a discover by chance or effort (found a key). b become aware of. c (absol.) discover game, esp. a fox. 2 a get possession of by chance (found a treasure). b obtain, receive (idea found acceptance). c… …   Useful english dictionary

  • find — findable, adj. /fuynd/, v., found, finding, n. v.t. 1. to come upon by chance; meet with: He found a nickel in the street. 2. to locate, attain, or obtain by search or effort: to find an apartment; to find happiness. 3. to locate or recover… …   Universalium

  • find — [[t]faɪnd[/t]] v. found, find•ing, n. 1) to come upon by chance; meet with: to find a dime in the street[/ex] 2) to locate, attain, or obtain by search or effort: to find an apartment[/ex] 3) to recover (something lost) 4) to discover or perceive …   From formal English to slang


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