collect oneself

взять себя в руки;
оправиться от шока, изумления;
собраться с мыслями

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • collect oneself — regain control of oneself, typically after a shock. → collect …   English new terms dictionary

  • collect — Ⅰ. collect [1] ► VERB 1) bring or gather together. 2) systematically acquire (items of a particular kind) as a hobby. 3) call for and take away; fetch. 4) call for and receive as a right or due. 5) (collect oneself) regain control of onese …   English terms dictionary

  • collect — collect1 [kə lɛkt] verb 1》 bring or gather together.     ↘systematically seek and acquire (items of a particular kind) as a hobby. 2》 call for and take away; fetch.     ↘call for and receive (something) as a right or due. 3》 (collect oneself)… …   English new terms dictionary

  • collect — collect1 [kə lekt′] vt. [ME collecten < OFr collecter < L collectus: see COLLECT2] 1. to gather together; assemble 2. to gather (stamps, books, etc.) as a hobby 3. to call for and receive (money) for (rent, a fund, taxes, bills, etc.) 4. to …   English World dictionary

  • collect — verb 1) he collected the rubbish she collects Hummel figurines Syn: gather, accumulate, assemble; amass, stockpile, pile up, heap up, store (up), hoard, save; mass, accrue See note at …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • collect — collect1 /keuh lekt /, v.t. 1. to gather together; assemble: The professor collected the students exams. 2. to accumulate; make a collection of: to collect stamps. 3. to receive or compel payment of: to collect a bill. 4. to regain control of… …   Universalium

  • collect — I col•lect [[t]kəˈlɛkt[/t]] v. t. 1) to gather together; assemble 2) to make a collection of: to collect stamps[/ex] 3) to demand and receive payment of 4) to regain control of (oneself or one s thoughts or emotions) 5) to call for and take with… …   From formal English to slang

  • collect — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. gather, collate, assemble, amass, compile; throng, congregate, flock; scrape or round up, garner, accumulate, save. See assemblage, acquisition. Ant., disperse, scatter. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To… …   English dictionary for students

  • collect — I. /kəˈlɛkt / (say kuh lekt) verb (t) 1. to gather together; assemble. 2. to accumulate; make a collection of. 3. to gather (money) for contributions or debts, for charity, etc. 4. to regain control of (one s thoughts, faculties, etc., or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • collect — 1. v., adj., & adv. v. 1 tr. & intr. bring or come together; assemble, accumulate. 2 tr. systematically seek and acquire (books, stamps, etc.), esp. as a continuing hobby. 3 a tr. obtain (taxes, contributions, etc.) from a number of people. b… …   Useful english dictionary

  • collect — v 1. accumulate, heap up, pile, pile up, roll up, stack up, pack; compile, amass, cumulate; hoard, squirrel away, load up, stow away. 2. gather, glean, take in, pull in, harvest, reap; garner, store up, stock up, lay by, lay up, lay in, Inf.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder


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