lose (one's) cool

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lose (one's) cool

To lose control of one's composure, temper, or nerve in a given situation. He really lost his cool when the waiter dropped his food. I really lost my cool during the interview.
See also: cool, lose

lose one's cool

 and blow one's cool
to lose one's temper; to lose one's nerve. Wow, he really lost his cool! What a tantrum! Whatever you do, don't blow your cool.
See also: cool, lose

lose one's cool

see under keep one's cool.
See also: cool, lose

lose your cool

COMMON If you lose your cool, you suddenly get angry and behave in a bad-tempered or uncontrolled way. At this point, I lost my cool and shouted `for goodness sake, stop!' `Why don't you sit down and have a drink?' — `I don't want a drink,' Anne replied, losing her cool.
See also: cool, lose

lose your cool

lose control of your temper or emotions. informal
See also: cool, lose

keep/lose your ˈcool

(informal) stay calm/get angry, excited, etc: He was very insulting. I really don’t know how I managed to keep my cool.
See also: cool, keep, lose
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But Dimbleby, 76, did lose his cool at 4am muttering live on air, "For God's sake" when a woman with a tray of cups was seen in the background before trying unsuccessfully to get out of shot.
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PRINCE Charles got all steamed up yesterday - but he didn't lose his cool.
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He remained a professional in a very hostile climate, and I never saw him lose his cool.
IN post-match press conferences it does not take much for a manager to lose his cool.
Let's get something clear here: No way would the President lose his cool in such an offensive, disrespectful manner.
American "shock jock" DJ Howard Stern, 58, made Brand lose his cool when he spent 20 minutes probing him about his relationship with pop star Perry.
GREG Rusedski (pictured left) was not surprised to see world number two Marat Safin lose his cool in the first round of the Masters Series in Cincinnati.
And if he doesn't lose his cool, he's bound to be a big scorer in Kentucky.
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Mr Blair, however, has told him not to lose his cool.