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She would never again run her fingers through his soft hair. She took a deep breath, dried her eyes and tried to shake some sense into herself. But it was useless.
In the sentences above, a phrase underlined(shake some sense into herself) means that she just tried to 'calm down'?
How should I understand the situation?
Help me please...masters of language:)
get herself under control
see things clearly
get a clear perspecitve on things
It is very akward.
Most times, people don't shake themselves.