keep one's temper


keep one's temper
keep one's cool, remain calm and composed, not become overly excited or upset

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • keep one's temper — See: HOLD ONE S TEMPER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's temper — See: HOLD ONE S TEMPER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep\ one's\ temper — • hold one s temper • keep one s temper v. phr. To make yourself be quiet and peaceful; not become angry. The meeting will go smoothly if the president keeps his temper. Dave can t keep his temper when he drives in heavy traffic. Contrast: lose… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep one's temper — ► keep (or lose) one s temper retain (or fail to retain) composure or restraint when angry. Main Entry: ↑temper …   English terms dictionary

  • keep one's temper — keep (or lose) one s temper refrain (or fail to refrain) from becoming angry …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep one's shirt on —  Keep one s temper …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • keep one's cool — remain calm, keep one s temper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • keep one's shirt on — stay calm, keep one s temper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • keep (or lose) one's temper — retain (or fail to retain) composure or restraint when angry. → temper …   English new terms dictionary

  • keep one's shirt on — {v. phr.}, {slang} To calm down; keep from losing your temper or getting impatient or excited. * /Bob got very angry when John accidentally bumped into him, but John told him to keep his shirt on./ Usually used as a command; may be considered… …   Dictionary of American idioms


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