What is the meaning of the phrase beside myself?
Speechless with bewilderment. Dumbfounded with a tad bit of shock.
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Similar to "I'm out of my mind". Originally came from a phrase used in the Bible, in 2 Corinthians 5:13 - "For if we are beside ourselves, it is for God; if we are of sound mi…nd, it is for you." This refers to how a truly dedicated spiritual person interacts directly with God (with great, seemingly overwhelming passion) vs. how they react to people (in a more measured, focused way). It did not originally have a bad connotation, but it has evolved (as many words and phrases do), over the years, to mean someone who is unstable or "not right."
No. Never use "myself" in place of "me" or "I." For example, "Talk to me and Bob," or "Bob and I are here to help." ALSO myself herself himself ourselves etc are call…ed reflexive pronouns and refer back to the subject of the sentence so they shouldn't be used in the subject position. We cooked the dinner ourselves .
It means experiencing extreme joy. "Beside" was formerly (15th through 19th centuries) used in phrases to mean "out of a mental state or condition, as 'beside one's patience, …one's gravity, one's wits'" (Oxford Engl. Dict.), and that use survives only in "'beside oneself': out of one's wits, out of one's senses." "Beside himself. Why do we describe a distraught person as being 'beside himself'? Because the ancients believed that soul and body could part and that under great emotional stress the soul would actually leave the body. When this happened a person was 'beside himself.' This same thought is to be found in 'out of his mind'; and in 'estasy' too. 'Ecstasy' is from the Greek and literally means 'to stand out of.'" From "Dictionary of Word Origins" by Jordan Almond (Carol Publishing Group, Secaucus, N.J., 1998). Source: The Phrase Finder
It means worried!
when my wife died i was beside myself with grief
(The idiomatic phrase "to be beside oneself" means to be anxious, upset or disturbed.) "After my dog wandered off, I was beside myself with worry."
You usually refer to others before yourself. Myself is a reflexive pronoun and usually refers back to the subject of the sentence or clause. I admire myself . We coo…ked the lunch ourselves . My husband and I is correct. My husband and I went to the lakes for summer.
It depend on the sentence, and it usually a built-in part of the verb. As a separate word, it can be"ani or atzmi, depending on the sentence.
bcc means blind carbon copy, so the other recipients in the list do not know that the bcc (in this case "myself") has been sent a copy.
To "kick yourself" means to hate yourself for doing something that could be seen as stupid or uneeded. Ex. The young man kicked himself after breaking up with his girlfri…end.
It means that you had a bowel movement in your clothes.
Wear light-coloured, loose-fitting clothing, wear a hat, seek shade or go indoors at the hottest part of the day.
The cast of Beside Myself the Sequel - 2012 includes: Tori Vild as Allison Meron
The cast of Beside Myself - 2013 includes: Dominick Aznavour as Jeff Morgan Lester as Sarah
Beside Myself was created in 1989.
Beside Myself the Sequel - 2012 was released on: USA: 20 July 2012 (internet)