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- (idiomatic) to lose one's dignity, temper, or self-control.
2011 August 28, Vincent Hogan, “'Where Rovers go from here could be thrilling or terrifying'”, in Irish Independent:
- You see, the easy thing would be for Rovers to forget themselves.
- 2005, Elbow, Forget Myself
- No I know I wont forget you but I'll forget myself if the city will forgive me.
- To become unmindful of one's own personality; to be lost in thought.