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pull yourself together

This page is about the conversational phrase pull yourself together


You can say this if someone needs to calm down and control their emotions.

For example

  • "I'm going to fail the exam! I know it!"
    "Take a deep breath and pull yourself together. You'll be fine."

  • Rosie was starting to panic on the way to her wedding, so her mother said, "You've got to pull yourself together, Rosie."

Quick Quiz

I was really nervous, so my coach said, "Pull yourself together or

a. you'll win the match."

b. you'll lose the match."

c. you'll strain a muscle."

Contributor: Matt Errey