sang froid

sang froid

the ability to stay calm in a difficult or dangerous situation She showed remarkable sang froid despite a rude and noisy audience.
See also: sang
References in classic literature ?
After a few minutes he seemed to have quite recovered his SANG FROID, and was able to use his brains to the end which he had in view.
Takes it from her, and, pulling out a green letter-case, puts the ornament carefully in it, and replaces the whole thing in his breast-pocket with the most perfect sang froid.
Tous les observateurs presents a Tunis lors de ces journees exceptionnelles ont releve et n'ont pas manque d'occasion pour saluer et rendre hommage au sang froid, a la clairvoyance a l'endurance dont a fait preuve l'ensemble de la population et en particulier le tres beau public des JCC qui merite, comme nous l'ecrivions lors d'un precedent article, Un Tanit d'or exceptionnel.
A mon avis, celui qui gardera son sang froid et saura maitriser ses nerfs, aura de grandes chances de passer.
And even a rare off-day in front of goal, like at the Emirates, doesn't affect that sang froid.
Le journal qui cite une source d'intelligence arabe, revele egalement qu'au moins 25 sahraouis en provenance de Tindouf seraient des membres de la "katiba" ayant tue a sang froid les deux journalistes francais de Radio France Internationale (RFI), le 4 novembre courant, pres de Kidal au nord du Mali, indiquant que d'autres sahraouis des camps de Tindouf avaient rejoint le groupe terroriste de Mokhtar bel Mokhtar perpetrant diverses operations.
A la reception d'un long ballon expedie de sa moitie de terrain, Rooney a idealement servi dans la surface Kagawa qui, plein de sang froid, a expedie le cuir du plat de pied au fond des filets (76e).
Bixente Lizarazu added: "Nobody has their sang froid any more in this team and everyone is blowing up.
One had to admire the sang froid with which Finance Minister Plamen Oresharski instinctively answered every new petition for money in the first three years of his term with a resolute 'No
Once we were famous for our fine manners, fair-play, understated but stylish dress, teasipping and sang froid.
The simple production shows what depth and colour you can get from digital sound with the dazed sensuality of a 21st century Joni Mitchell and the sang froid of a "life is cabaret" trouper.
This sang froid was confirmed yesterday by the Association of Investment Trusts - whose members are among the he ftiest institutional investors other than the pension funds themselves.
Rose, clearly possessed of confidence and sang froid in abundance, had settled Afleet Alex towards the rear of the main body of the field; after a ground-saving trip, he sent his mount through the field and, three wide, passed his main rival as if he were standing still.
In the most fiery of the sonata's pages, Zukerman was a model of sang froid, summoning up just enough color in his bowing the make his ministrations more than empty display.