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keep cool

Inf. to stay calm and undisturbed. Relax, man, keep cool! If Sally could just keep cool before a race, she could probably win.
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keep one's cool

Inf. to remain calm and in control. Relax, man! Just keep your cool. It's hard to keep your cool when you've been cheated.
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keep your cool

to be calm despite danger or difficulty keep your head Somehow I kept my cool even though Seldon's remarks were unfair and made me angry.
Related vocabulary: keep your shirt on Opposite of: lose your cool
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keep your cool

to remain calm, especially in a difficult situation If you see a difficult question in the exam, don't panic. Just keep your cool.
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keep cool

Also, keep a cool head; stay cool; be cool; (take it cool). Remain calm and under control, as in Keep cool, they'll soon show up, or Be cool, the surprise is not spoiled, or You have to keep a cool head in these volatile situations, or Sit tight, take it cool, they won't bother you again. All these terms employ cool in the sense of "not heated by strong emotion," a usage dating from the late 1300s or even earlier. The first three expressions are colloquial and date from the second half of the 1800s; both of the last two are slang, and the very last (take it cool) is the oldest, first recorded in 1841. Also see keep one's cool; play it cool.
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keep cool

in. to keep calm. Now, keep cool. It’s going to be all right.
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Let's hope he can keep cool tomorrow when he faces Spain's hotshot frontline
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CLEVELAND, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's high humidity and hot weather prompted CEI customers to use more electricity to keep cool than any other previous day since the summer of 1991.
We installed nearly 4,000 windows, which enabled the Whitehall to contain more heat during winter months and keep cool in the summer, repelling heat and ultraviolet rays of the sun.
MILFORD, Ohio -- While we turn our heaters on to stay warm or keep our air conditioners running to keep cool, we are constantly trying to find alternative ways to conserve energy to lower our energy costs.
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Eight-year-old Jonathan Greenwood, from Knowsley, bought his dog Pocco, a lolly ice to keep cool at the Knowsley Borough Doggy Jubilee Event at Jubilee Park, off Twig lane, Huyton, yesterday
Festivalgoers took part in traditional dances, ate teriyaki and Chinese chicken salad, and tried to keep cool with beer, cold sodas and snow cones.