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Difference between Get oneself together and Hold oneself together

get oneself together —(also: get one’s head together) get mentally organized:

  • The most commonly cited reasons for withdrawing include: needing a break from college, needing to get oneself together, emotional problems…

hold oneself together —(also: keep oneself together) keep one’s composure; maintain one’s good sense:

  • It was only through the kindness of my friend and fellow musician that I was able to hold myself together.