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    Default Is 'control myself' ok?

    It seems to Mom that once I'm allowed to watch TV I will not be able to ________ myself and forget all about my study.

    The given answer is 'control', but I think 'control myself' means 'make myself remain calm even thought I'm angry'. Should we use 'indulge' or something else?

    Thank you in advance.

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    Default Re: Is 'control myself' ok?

    Quote Originally Posted by joham View Post
    It seems to Mom that once I'm allowed to watch TV I will not be able to ________ myself and forget all about my study.

    The given answer is 'control', but I think 'control myself' means 'make myself remain calm even thought I'm angry'. Should we use 'indulge' or something else?

    Thank you in advance.
    "control" is OK. "indulge" would be wrong.

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