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Hello and welcome to episode 147…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… keep your cool
Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability. ~ Sam Keen
keep your cool … is to remain calm in a frightening or difficult situation…to be able to think and act in a calm way
He is trying to remain calm and not lose his temper.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… keep your cool
He is trying to keep his cool and not lose his temper.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … keep your cool
The comedian kept his cool throughout the trail.
Just keep your cool and don’t panic.
A few of us kept our cool during the crisis.
CAN I ASK YOU A QUESTION?
How do you act in an emergency situation?
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Thank you for listening and the next idiom is… too hot to handle