What does pull yourself together mean?


Idiom Meaning:

recover or maintain composure


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


Shutter Island (2010)

Time of Scene: ~00:01:10

Teddy Daniels: Pull yourself together, Teddy. Pull yourself together.


The Hangover (2009)

Time of Scene: ~00:29:20

Alan Garner: Hey, Phil, look.

Alan Garner: He’s jackin’ his little weenis.

Phil Wenneck: Pull yourself together, bro.

Alan Garner: Not at the table, Carlos.


The Incredibles (2004)

Time of Scene: ~01:00:50

Helen: Now I’m losing him! What’ll I do? What’ll I do?

Edna: What are you talking about?

Helen: Huh?

Edna: You are Elastigirl! My God.

Edna: Pull yourself together! “What will you do?” Is this a question? You will show him you remember that he is Mr. Incredible, and you will remind him who you are. Well, you know where he is. Go confront the problem. Fight! Win! And call me when you get back, darling. I enjoy our visits.

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