regain composure

regain one's composure

Cliché to become calm and composed after being angry or agitated. I found it difficult to regain my composure after the argument. Here, sit down and relax so that you can regain your composure.
See also: regain
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As the Lady Maroons continue to regain composure in the tournament, Bersola was a key component in the process.
However, markets seemed to regain composure within days.
Ever the professional, Des tried his best to regain composure but continued to laugh when his fellow broadcasters pleaded with him what he found so funny.
Ironically, his collapse is controlled--sometimes noticeably so--and he zigzags around dizzily, doing little dances and battling to regain composure.
Following the suggestions listed here will help homeowners regain composure and be well-equipped to tackle whatever challenges arise after a storm.
Sanders stares them all down, then works to regain composure through the breathing exercise pranayama.
She wrote "I got the strength to regain composure and remain dignified thinking that I must represent all of my colleagues and my country with confidence and pride.
Sheffield called a time-out as they looked to regain composure.
Typically, time-out rooms are used to allow a pupil with behavioural issues time and space to regain composure.
The Koreans were happy to retain possession and pass the ball around, trying to regain composure after the drama of the two penalties, while the hosts, as is their wont, lacked any real attacking intent - given the situation, one really did expect them to chase the game and force the visitors into an error.
Cardiff had conceded four goals in 10 minutes and called a time-out to regain composure.
Farrell's team believe he came off worse in a clash of heads in the final round and as he took time to fully regain composure, a resurgent Cameron grabbed the lead.
Schiavone had dropped the second set and was in obvious trouble at the start of the third, but when showers forced the players to hurry off Centre Court she had an opportunity to regain composure.
She had dropped the second set and was in obvious trouble at the start of the third, but when showers forced the players to hurry off Centre Court she had an opportunity to regain composure The 30-year-old Italian returned to tie up a 6-4 1-6 6-3 victory, quashing the prospect of losing her Wimbledon opener for the second year in a row, after defeat to Vera Dushevina 12 months ago.
I did regain composure to appreciate No Fun, 1970 and an excellent raw version of I Wanna Be Your Dog.