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Could you give some examples? Could you provide some examples on how to use this 'sell yourself short'?
12 sept. 2019 00:43
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I guess I was wrong when I assumed it meant not to settle for less than you deserve.
12 septembre 2019
It is used when someone is overly modest, and does not take credit for an accomplishment. If I say, "I was lucky to win the game," someone might say, "Don't sell yourself short; you won because you played very well." Or if I save someone from a burning building and say, "It was nothing special; most people would have done the same thing," someone might say, "Don't sell yourself short; that took a lot of bravery."
12 septembre 2019
Victoria
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