be your normal self

to feel or behave in the way that you usually do, especially after a period when you have felt or behaved in a different or unusual way

He was soon his normal self again.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • be your normal self — phrase to feel or behave in the way that you usually do, especially after a period when you have felt or behaved in a different or unusual way He was soon his normal self again. Thesaurus: to behave in a particular waysynonym Main entry: normal …   Useful english dictionary

  • your usual self — your normal/usual/self phrase the type of person that you usually are, when nothing has happened to upset you Did she seem her normal self? At home, he was his usual cheerful self. Thesaurus: general words for a person s character …   Useful english dictionary

  • normal — nor|mal [ nɔrml ] adjective *** 1. ) something that is normal is how you expect it to be, and is not unusual or surprising in any way: He didn t like anything to interrupt his normal daily routine. You can telephone during normal working hours.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • normal */*/*/ — UK [ˈnɔː(r)m(ə)l] / US [ˈnɔrm(ə)l] adjective 1) something that is normal is how you expect it to be, and is not unusual or surprising in any way He didn t like anything to interrupt his normal daily routine. You can telephone during normal… …   English dictionary

  • self — [ self ] (plural selves [ selvz ] ) noun *** count or uncount who you are and what you think and feel, especially the conscious feeling of being separate and different from other people: sense of self: Young babies do not have a fully developed… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • self — W3S2 [self] n plural selves [selvz] [: Old English;] 1.) [C usually singular] the type of person you are, your character, your typical behaviour etc sb s usual/normal self ▪ Sid was not his usual smiling self. be/look/feel (like) your old self… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • self — /self/ noun plural selves /selvz/ 1 (usually singular) the type of person you are, your character, your typical behaviour etc: sb s usual/normal self: Sid was not his usual smiling self. | be/look/feel (like) your old self (=be the way you… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • self */*/*/ — UK [self] / US noun Word forms self : singular self plural selves UK [selvz] / US Metaphor: Your sense of your self or your own identity is like a space which belongs only to you, and which has boundaries. When people want too much from you or… …   English dictionary

  • normal — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun VERB + NORMAL ▪ be back to, go back to, return to ▪ After a week of festivities, life returned to normal. PREPOSITION ▪ above normal …   Collocations dictionary

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