take a tumble to oneself

take a tumble to oneself
take a tumble to oneself (informal)
To assess one's situation critically and improve it
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  • tumble — v 1. fall down, fall end over end, pitch, pitch forward, precipitate oneself, fall headlong, go down, Inf. take a spill, Inf. take a flyer or a header or a pratfall; slip, stagger, totter, falter, lose one s footing, lose one s equilibrium, Inf.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fall — v 1. descend, come or go down, drop down, gravitate, sink; slip, slide, backslide; trip, trip over one s own feet, stumble, fall down, take a spill, tumble; go head over heels, pitch, plunge, plummet, dive, take a nosedive; drop, plop, plump, Inf …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • British slang — circuBritish slang is English language slang used in the UK. Slang is informal language sometimes peculiar to a particular social class or group and its use in Britain dates back to before the 16th century. The language of slang, in common with… …   Wikipedia

  • fall — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. plunge, drop, sink, tumble, topple; perish; be deposed, come to grief; happen, occur, take place; sin, misbehave, lapse. n. slope, declivity; downfall, defeat, comedown; drop, slump; plunge, tumble …   English dictionary for students

  • plunge — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. dip, submerge; dive; sink, fall, drop; douse, go or put under water; gamble, bet heavily, go off the deep end (inf.); fling, jump. n. dive, swim, dip; submersion; informal, venture. See water, haste.… …   English dictionary for students

  • er-3 : or- : r- —     er 3 : or : r     English meaning: to move *stir, animate, fight, struggle, rise; to spring up, be born     Deutsche Übersetzung: ‘sich in Bewegung setzen, erregen (also seelisch, ärgern, stir, tease, irritate); in die Höhe bringen (Erhebung …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • come — v 1. approach, near, draw near, close, close in, bear down upon; advance, make for, move toward, press upon. 2. arrive, enter, check in, clock in, punch in, ring in, sign in, pull in, roll in, Inf. hit town, Sl. blow in; appear, turn up, show up …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • List of words having different meanings in British and American English: A–L — Differences between American and British English American English …   Wikipedia

  • descent — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Motion downward Nouns 1. descent, descension (rare), declension, declination, inclination, fall; falling, drop, subsidence, lapse; comedown. 2. downfall, tumble, slip, cropper, stumble, nosedive, crash… …   English dictionary for students

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