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sort oneself out



sort (oneself) out (third-person singular simple present sorts oneself out, present participle sorting oneself out, simple past and past participle sorted oneself out) (idiomatic)

  1. To organize or solve one's personal problems.
    John took a week off work to sort himself out.
  2. To calm down emotionally.
    Give me a few minutes to sort myself out and I'll be with you.