Meaning of “gather your wits” in the English Dictionary

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"gather your wits" in British English

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gather your wits

literary

to make an effort to become calm and think more clearly:

I spent the five-minute break between games gathering my wits and rethinking my strategy for the second half.

(Definition of “gather your wits” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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