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.
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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

lose one’s cool

tv. to lose control; to lose one’s temper. (Compare this with keep one’s cool.) Now, don’t lose your cool. Relax.
See also: cool, lose
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The foreigner reportedly lost his cool after the worker failed to comprehend his instructions.
Summary: Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 3 (ANI): BJP MLA from Faridpur constituency in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly, Shyam Bihari Lal lost his cool after a local youth interfered between his address and asked him about development works in the area.Ee
Datuk Seri Najib Razak insisted that he is 'totally innocent' in the murder of Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu, just moments before he lost his cool and walked out of an interview with Al Jazeera's 101 East show yesterday.
Naeemul Haque lost his cool during a TV show of private channel and slapped Aziz while arguing with him.
The minister of privatisation called Haq a "thief", after which the PTI leader lost his cool and slapped him.
PML-N leader Daniyal Aziz called Naeemul Haq a 'thief', after which the PTI leader lost his cool and slapped him.
HYDERABAD -- A PTI worker lost his cool during Dr Arif Alvi's press conference in Hyderabad--urging the senior party representative to listen to his case.
The accused, Neeraj Kumar, 28, told the police that he lost his cool when the victim called him Bihari ( Kumar belongs to Aurangabad district in Bihar) in a derogatory tone.
"I just don't quite understand where he's lost his cool and why it's happened," said Allardyce.
For me in 1996 Kevin Keegan lost his cool and fell into the trap of Sir Alex Ferguson with his "love it" speech.
Summary: Quentin Tarantino lost his cool after being asked about violence in movies.
PILGRIMS boss Carl Fletcher said he understood why his skipper Darren Purse lost his cool and got sent off.
AN Indian man who served 17 years in the British Army got drunk and lost his cool about the way he was treated by fellow tenants and racially abused, magistrates heard yesterday.
Chris, who plays Tommy Duckworth, lost his cool and refused to shake hands with opponents from BBC Radio Five Live when they trounced his Corrie team in the friendly.
HARRY Redknapp lost his cool at his football bungs trial yesterday as he shouted at a detective for "staring".