sang froid

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sang froid

Calmness and composure while under pressure or in difficult circumstances. The phrase comes from French, translated literally as "cold blood." I'm sorry I had to ask you to make a presentation at the last minute, but you showed great sang froid up there.
See also: sang
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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.
We left Grindelwald just as a thunder-storm was dying away, and we hoped to find GUTEN WETTER up above; but the rain, which had nearly ceased, began again, and we were struck by the rapidly increasing FROID as we ascended.
sang froid , and knew quite well that the majority of substantial men then present were perfectly contented with the fact that "Wakem was Wakem"; that is to say, a man who always knew the stepping-stones that would carry him through very muddy bits of practice.
[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.]
Il existe de nombreuses explications possibles a cette contamination comme le depassement de la date de peremption du produit, une rupture de la chaine du froid lors de son stockage ou une cuisson inappropriee.
Graeme Rodway TODAY'S BEST BETS Karakoram 2.15 Exeter 1pt win J'Ai Froid 3.45 Exeter 1pt win International Law 7.00 Wolverhampton 1pt each-way IT'S tough to get a handle on the ground at both jumps venues.
"It just made it very obvious it was the right thing to do on this site."<br />The smaller unit generally runs counter to what buyers in downtown Minneapolis have wanted of late, said Cynthia Froid, a downtown condominium sales expert with Keller Williams.
Ainsi, les veterinaires sont appeles a proceder a un controle rigoureux des [beaucoup moins que] infrastructures et des moyens de transport [beaucoup plus grand que] a travers la verification de la validite de l'agrement, la verification du respect de la chaine de froid, des conditions d'hygiene et des procedures de desinfection [beaucoup plus grand que].
Le temps sera froid au cours de la journee de vendredi 7 mars, avec des nuages parfois abondants et des pluies isolees sur le nord et les regions cotieres Est et le reste du pays l'apres-midi, annonce l'institut national de la meteorologie .
Neige, pluie, froid, course neutralisee, parcours reduit...
Last October, during the proceedings of the first Grand Prix du Froid, Jean-Pierre Saucier, STEF Managing Director, was elected Personality of the Year.
APOLICE chief yesterday praised "the courage, commitment and sang froid" of his officers who plunged into dark, icy waters to rescue a suicidal teenager.
Jean Danyluk, professeur au Departement des sciences biologiques, specialiste de la biologie moleculaire et de la biotechnologie de l'Universite du Quebec a Montreal (UQAM), a obtenu une subvention totalisant un demi-million de dollars qui lui permettra de poursuivre ses recherches sur le genome du ble et plus particulierement sur sa resistance au froid.
Mais les perles rares n'ont pas rincE[umlaut] les rues de la capitale, remplacE[umlaut]es par un vent froid et sec qui gerce les lE vres et fend le cEour de tous les Jordaniens.