English version

assert yourself

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishassert yourselfassert yourselfCONFIDENTto behave in a determined way and say clearly what you think 🔊 Women began to assert themselves politically. assert
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assert yourselfAbusers are often suspicious and jealous, suffer from low self-esteem and need to assert themselves.Dependent and insecure, they may find it difficult to join in and to assert themselves.When it was too late to alter the course of events, the party's leaders found the courage to assert themselves.Which man wants to admit that he's a wimp and needs to assert himself?Yet here again political realities asserted themselves.You have a certain window of opportunity to assert yourself.The trade of Wells puts demand on Chris Carpenter to assert himself at the top of the rotation.Don't be afraid to assert yourself in the interview.There became room for younger, different, mainly nonconformist leaders to assert themselves, not necessarily by parliamentary means.
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