cool (one's) jets

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cool (one's) jets

1. To calm oneself down; to become less agitated. I was really angry, so I had to just take a second and cool my jets before I did anything rash. Cool your jets back there, we'll be home in a few minutes.
2. To stifle or control one's eagerness, enthusiasm, or hastiness. The young senator has massive support in his home state, but he'd better cool his jets if he thinks the rest of the country will consider him presidential material. I know you want to get this project over and done with, but cool your jets and do the work carefully.
See also: cool, jet
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ZAC Efron says that Jonny Quest fans eager to see him in the live action version of the hit animated TV series from the 60s will have to cool their jets for a while.
If Grandma and Grandpa are from Pensacola, they might want to cool their jets at the California Science Center's Aerospace Museum, Exposition Boulevard and Figueroa Street.
Nicholas fears a couple of Scots will have to cool their jets against Brazil tomorrow.
So, back to the question: I'd tell them to cool their jets and wait to see how this plays out in Salt Lake City in two years.
I think they should cool their jets until after the playoffs.
Everyone should just cool their jets instead of sharpening their political axes or forming lynch mobs.